Commit 978d5782 authored by David Black's avatar David Black

com.google.android.apps.authenticator2 is now proprietary

parent 26623da7
......@@ -6,15 +6,25 @@ Issue Tracker:https://code.google.com/p/google-authenticator/issues/list
Summary:Two factor authentication
Description:
This can be used with non-Google apps that support it , but the most common use will be to login to Google
or other accounts in a web browser. You will probably need [[com.google.zxing.client.android]] to be installed,
'''N.B''' According to a "disclaimer" on the website, the Current
Version of the Android app is now proprietary and it isn't clear whether
the source code repository will be getting any more updates.
This can be used with non-Google apps that support it , but the most common
use will be to login to Google
or other accounts in a web browser. You will probably need
[[com.google.zxing.client.android]] to be installed,
though for some accounts it may be possible to type in keys.
The Google Authenticator project includes implementations of one-time passcode generators for several mobile
platforms, as well as a pluggable authentication module (PAM). One-time passcodes are generated using open
standards developed by the Initiative for Open Authentication (OATH) (which is unrelated to OAuth).
The Google Authenticator project includes implementations of one-time passcode
generators for several mobile
platforms, as well as a pluggable authentication module (PAM). One-time
passcodes are generated using open
standards developed by the Initiative for Open Authentication (OATH) (which is
unrelated to OAuth).
These implementations support the HMAC-Based One-time Password (HOTP) algorithm specified in RFC 4226 and the
These implementations support the HMAC-Based One-time Password (HOTP) algorithm
specified in RFC 4226 and the
Time-based One-time Password (TOTP) algorithm specified in RFC 6238.
.
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