One-Time Password for Time-Based

For those who do not know about Time-Based One-Time Password, it’s a password that been created temporarily passcode from authentication factors algorithms. The algorithms will be generated and send to the user immediately for them to use it on application.

Example of Time-Based One-Time Password is Two Factor Authentication.

Nowadays, people are using Two Factor Authentication because it can be considered as safe where it will expire after 240 seconds after requesting.

The following are the way on how to get receive Time-Based One-Time Password or Two Factor Authentication:

  • Security Tokens from hardware which will appear on a small screen to display the password that can be used.
  • Mobile Authenticator application such as Google Authenticator
  • Mobile Text Messages, Email Messages, and Voice Messages that will be sent from a centralized server.
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Source: Time-based one-time password (TOTP)

Author: Wan Ariff

He brings with him more than 2 years of working experience in Information Security filed which specializing in Penetration Testing and Digital Forensic. His passion is more to IT Security

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