Time-based One-Time Password
A form of multifactor authentication. In this case, during authentication, after entering the username and password, a time-based password consisting of 6 digits is required.
The TOTP code looks like this: 123 456
As the TOTP is generated by another device (e.g. a mobile phone or a tablet), or possibly by software, it further enhances security by ensuring that only you can log in to your personal account.
There are many applications that manage TOTP.
Here are a few of the most used:
- FreeOTP (on mobile devices)
- Microsoft Authenticator (on mobile devices)
- Google Authenticator (on mobile device)
- Password Manager application (on desktop and mobile devices)
- and many, many more …
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