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GeneralRe: A primer on why the chronic suffering of the VB.NET community is neither necessary nor a matter of expense or practicality Pin
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NewsResearchers expose vulnerabilities of password managers Pin
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I go for an algorithmic solution that might very well be publicised. My passords are composed of three parts: Where, who, and security.

The "where" part is a modified version of the resource name. Eg. for FB (if I had an account there), it might be A**book (asterisk used here only to avoid censorship). "Who" might be my login name at a**book. "Security" is one of a small handful of unlikely terms to be known to brute force attackers, like relative's names with national characters, not used for the last hundred years.

I have got a standard series of misspellings/transformatons - obviously, I do not spell the names of my old relatives "correctly". The three parts usually make a 15-20 character password, too long for brute force.

So I use different passwords on different sites (the "where" part). I use different passwords on sites where I access different accounts (the "who" part). And even if you manage to crack my password at one social site (with a simple "security" part), it won't give you any access to my bank account (which is also protected by a OTP chip).

I have few problems remembering my passords. For encrypted documents on my PC which I haven't accessed for months, I might have to try a couple of times (mostly with with various upper/lower-casing alternatives). Yet, I see my current scheme as far more secure than any password manager.
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NewsWordPress and Apache Struts account for 55% of all weaponized vulnerabilities Pin
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NewsGitHub for mobile is now available Pin
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