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  Post #1 (permalink)   08-20-2009, 04:54 PM
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We all have passwords to remember. Whether it is for your forum username account, online banking, email address or a web service of some sort. In your estimation, how many passwords have you had to create so far?
 
 
 


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I have to be honest: hundreds. I've worked hard over the past few months to lower that number, eliminate usused accounts, etc.

I'll throw in a strong recommendation here for KeePass in case you guys haven't heard of it. It's a completely free and open source piece of software that stores and organizes passwords and all related info and comes with a slew of security features. Easily one of the most useful apps I've found!
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  Post #3 (permalink)   08-20-2009, 06:24 PM
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Its an interesting little app. Never seen it before.

I remember there was a web-based app before that had some of the worst publicity around because it had a malware of some kind, or it was feeding ads due to a spyware of something... It received a lot of lawsuits and was eventually shut down.
 
 
 


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Its an interesting little app. Never seen it before.

I remember there was a web-based app before that had some of the worst publicity around because it had a malware of some kind, or it was feeding ads due to a spyware of something... It received a lot of lawsuits and was eventually shut down.
I've heard some of the same things. The good thing about KeePass is that the source is public, leaving it open 24/7 to scrutiny by anyone who cares to look.
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  Post #5 (permalink)   08-20-2009, 11:10 PM
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I'm in the hundreds range also. There's 7 main passwords that I have to remember every 90 days (as they change).. Those 7 passwords grant me access to my computers and then to the encrypted files that store the passwords. I then copy and paste for the various sites that need passwords etc. Beyond that, every password I have is tough to remember as they're 12+ characters and are upper/lowercase, numbers & symbols. I use random password generators on most of the things I do. Forums are a little more laxed than that
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  Post #6 (permalink)   08-20-2009, 11:24 PM
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All my passwords follow a similar format so there's not much remembering for me. I only have to remember about 5 passwords.
 
 
 


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All my passwords follow a similar format so there's not much remembering for me. I only have to remember about 5 passwords.

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I have to remember about 10 passwords. >< All this brainpower for security
 
 
 


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Although i have created many of them, now i use only one master password for the roboform my robot to remeber the passwords. Every time the login pop up appears it fills the user id and password to me. I find it best tool when it comes to your main problem of remebering password for hundreds of website
 
 
 


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  Post #10 (permalink)   08-21-2009, 06:52 AM
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I have ALOT! haha. People always ask how you keep them straight and really I do not find it hard, I just know....
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I also have a lot, but I've developed my own system to make remembering them very easy.
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Nice thread. Number of passwords could not be counted that we have to remember. But there is not any problem in remembering these passwords.
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I have thousands. I have been using roboform, very useful.
 
 
 


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  Post #15 (permalink)   08-29-2009, 03:36 PM
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I have well over 15 passwords I remember on my own. The smallest of which is 8 characters long; the biggests is 20 characters long. These are the same passwords that i've used since I was 13-14 so remembering really isnt a problem. My social security # or bank account # are # that I have to keep looking up when I need them lol Very weird. I guess i have so many numbers memorized that it is hard to add onto the list. But, that is just a guess.
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