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Windows 7: Tips for A Secure Password

11 Jul 2011   #1
richc46

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Tips for A Secure Password

Good suggestions on choosing a safe password
How to Create a Safe, Memorable Online Password - DailyFinance


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11 Jul 2011   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

if you need help remembering all those different cryptic passwords, i recommend keepass.

i use it on all my computers, including my phone, keeping the database synced up with dropbox.
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11 Jul 2011   #3
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Mickey,

I do exactly the same. I use the portable Keepass v. 2.15 and keep my db on Dropbox. How funny.
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11 Jul 2011   #4
dogbert2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I agree, KeePass is a great timesaver, along with TrueCrypt 7.0a...
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12 Jul 2011   #5
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
Mickey,

I do exactly the same. I use the portable Keepass v. 2.15 and keep my db on Dropbox. How funny.
i still use keepass v1.19 and .kdb files, as the keepassdroid app can only read the newer kdbx format, not write it.
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12 Jul 2011   #6
Clinkz

Windows 7 Professional x64 Backtrack 4 R2
 
 

I use password manager too called password agent. The trick is to make sure the master password to unlock the database is very secure, i do this by stringing together 3-4 passwords that i know well to make one really long, more secure one.
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12 Jul 2011   #7
A Guy

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