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PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module) USB Authentication

By: DamianMyerscough

February 12, 2008 5:46 am



In this article we are going to look at setting up a USB device to perform authentication using the pam_usb PAM module. pam_usb provides authentication for Linux using standard USB devices and other type of media i.e. (SD, MMC, etc).

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Implementing boot.crypter for USB token/password authentication of encrypted hard drives and swap space

By: utlemming

January 25, 2008 5:08 pm



In some cases, physical security cannot always be secured. Using LUKS for disk encryption and the tool, boot.crypter, you can safely and securely encrypt data using USB tokens or a password.

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