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Last post Author Topic: Instantly Increasing Password Strength  (Read 6679 times)

Edvard

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Re: Instantly Increasing Password Strength
« Reply #25 on: March 23, 2011, 01:26:07 PM »
I use "Keypass" to store my passwords. It also offers to create random passwords with a single click.

What I really hate is that many websites limits the maximum password length.

Oooh, yeah I hate that.
OR even worse, when they won't accept special characters... like MY BANK!!

I have many of my passwords as a pattern consisting of the first few letters of the name of the website interspersed with numbers and characters chosen by their relative position on the keyboard.
Security (yes I know, that's relative) and memorability FTW.

The only problem with that is, if I ever find myself on a Dvorak keyboard, I'm screwed.  :-[

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Re: Instantly Increasing Password Strength
« Reply #26 on: March 23, 2011, 01:38:22 PM »
I use "Keypass" to store my passwords. It also offers to create random passwords with a single click.

What I really hate is that many websites limits the maximum password length.
Better yet: some truncate your password [to a smaller length] and don't tell you anything. So, when you try to use your large password generated with keepass, you can't get access. It happened to me at least once!
« Last Edit: March 23, 2011, 01:39:41 PM by jgpaiva, Reason: clarity »

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Re: Instantly Increasing Password Strength
« Reply #27 on: March 23, 2011, 01:58:20 PM »
I use "Keypass" to store my passwords. It also offers to create random passwords with a single click.

What I really hate is that many websites limits the maximum password length.
Better yet: some truncate your password [to a smaller length] and don't tell you anything. So, when you try to use your large password generated with keepass, you can't get access. It happened to me at least once!

Damn, that's just cold ... If they're gonna just trunc it blind they ought to do it on both ends so you're not locked out from square one.