Extract Secret Keys from Google Authenticator QR Code

Extract Secret Keys from the Google Authenticator QR Codes.

If you are reading this article, I’m sure you are aware that the QR codes generated by the Google Authenticator app when transferring accounts are unreadable by other similar applications capable of generating the TOTP codes. For example, applications like Authy, Microsoft Authenticator, LastPass, or 1Password, to name a few, will return an error message when attempting to scan the QR code. The whole idea of extracting Secret Keys from Google Authenticator came about when I wanted to export my …

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