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Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 17:04:27 +0100
From: "" <>
Subject: Re: UX/security of TOTP configuration process

On 03/29/19 17:03, Anton Dedov wrote:
> Hello folks!
> A question on implementing TOTP 2FA in an application.
> Is it ok to ask users to backup TOTP secret in a secure place during 2fa 
> configuration process? Or it's better to provide one-time recovery codes?
> The argument against TOTP secret backup can be an assumption that if the 
> secret leak it can be maliciously used without victim user ever noticing it.

if it could be used it is not ONE TIME then
u r lying to yourself.

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