There are a lot of password managers on the market some are free, some premium, and some that should just be avoided. Which ones do you love or hate?
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Do you use a secure password with your important online accounts? Ever wondered exactly how good it is? Here’s how to check password strength.
LastPass offers a vault that remembers and stores all of your account passwords and credentials across online services you use. Being that this is critical information, you should enable Two Step Authentication to keep it safe.
Recently I needed the FTP password for a site I manage however I couldn’t find the PW anywhere. Fortunately the password was cached in FileZilla however from the UI, there is no way to get the password. No problem, I have a solution! The Filezilla Site Manager window is where you set up each server connection. Here […]
We’ve had a lot of Internet security scares in the past few months. From the massive PlayStation Network security compromise to the Gawker Media hack attack, it seems that we’re rushing to change our passwords every two weeks. And now, this month brings us a LastPass security notification that warned that a potential breach may […]
When you login to a website using Firefox 4, a pop-up prompt will often appear that asks you if you would like to “remember the password” for the site. If you’re the type of person who doesn’t like to save your passwords, this is extremely annoying. Sure, you could select the “Never remember passwords for […]
Update: Chrome now encrypts password data and this method no longer works. If we find another method for recovering Google Chrome passwords, we’ll update this article. Aren’t saved passwords great? No more racking your brain to remember obscure login credentials or locking yourself out of your account after too many failed login attempts due to […]
If you’ve set up 2-step login verification for your Google Account, then you’ll also need to set up application-specific-passwords. The process is quick and simple, but it might be confusing if you are new to this type of security. Below we’ll explain a little about uniquely generated 1-time use Google Account passwords, and then show […]
Today, Lifehacker and Gawker confirmed the rumors that have been circulating since Saturday afternoon: a hacker group known as Gnosis has breached Gawker’s servers, harvesting over 200,000 usernames, emails and passwords along with, according to the torrent file posted on PirateBay “an additional million or so easily decryptable” usernames and passwords. Lifehacker and the rest […]