[python-committers] Security: please enable 2-factor authentication on GitHub and your email

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 08:10:37 EST 2017

On 12 December 2017 at 13:07, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
> I'm with David on this one. 2FA is good for admin accounts, but
> doesn't add much protection for regular committers. Think of what
> you're trying to protect against: git checkins are all audited and
> can easily be undone.

Indeed. I'd rather have a password-protected account that I can
recover using my (2FA protected) email, than a second set of 2FA
credentials that I have to manage to avoid the risk of being 100%
locked out of github.


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