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richietog

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on: October 05, 2019, 01:23:29 AM
Does anyone use these software?

My virus scanner developer has one for free. Not sure how safe they are


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Reply #1 on: October 05, 2019, 09:59:39 AM
I use LastPass.
I have too many passwords to remember these days.


Glamdring

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Reply #2 on: October 05, 2019, 04:41:59 PM
I use LastPass too but I find it hugely problematic.
It keeps wanting to update a current password, it doesn't remember ones I know exist and are valid, and then it wants to log in, requiring I remember my LastPass password, which I don't. I have half a dozen logins for the same site, with the same password, just done on different days. I can't figure it.

Instead I use an Excel file, categorised, with hundreds of sites, login names, passwords, keys, backup/restore keys, etc. That normally works well.


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Reply #3 on: October 05, 2019, 08:19:26 PM
Yeah, it does need a clean out at times and you also need to stop your browsers saving passwords.

It would probably be ideal if it was the only password manager you'd ever used.
(I emailed my LastPass password to myself under a random header...just in case.  But my email uses 2FA so should be good for a while.)