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With so much amount of cyber infiltration, intrusion attempts, hacking and sabotages reported even on biggies like RSA, I am surprised to witness business models like online password managers. I recently came across a website like http://www.passpack.com/en/home/[^]. How do people get confidence to entrust their entire identity with a lesser known third party?
In my personal view, I am even afraid of store confidential content in Microsoft Office products like Excel and prefer them to be saved in my MySQL and access via my indigenous PHP application through my WAMPS.
I use lastpass however I only use it for local accounts 192.168.X.X (both home and work) and online forums where the damage that someone can do if they got my password is minimal. I do not have any financial accounts in lastpass. Although that ends up causing me to have much simpler passwords for my financial accounts than my forum accounts which seems backward however it will have to do for now..
I use LastPass as well, but I use it for everything. The way it's set up (from my understanding) even if someone got access to the file saving your passwords they'd still need to decrypt it, and my password for it is long and complicated. I'm not sure what encryption they use, but most of the current standards can only be quickly cracked if the cracker is used on a computer that has recently had the password in memory, and that means to crack it they would likely need access to my computer anyways (because even on the fastest brute forcing machines the universe will likely die before my password is cracked that way).
I mean none of you know that I was born in Bristol in 1976
So you're password is "TitsAbba"...
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I use the same password for a lot of throwaway forum accounts that I don't really care about. It's less dangerous to have grouped passwords than it is to entrust your passwords to something that stores them, surely? If you put them in a password safe then your attacker only needs to break into that to have them all!
The people that use online password managers are the same people that use online backup services and/or online banking.
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I use online banking but never had to use the others.
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