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#1 sportsvine

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Posted 21 November 2009 - 01:40 AM

I thought of this idea that there should be a downloadable program to generate and remember unique passwords to every site you visit that requires a password.

Everyone knows that it is dangerous to have a same password for every site you use that requires a password.

However, it is very inconvient to have to create a different uniqure password for every site you ever visit that requires one. It would be near impossible to accuraetly and safely store such passwords.

Does anyone know of a program that you can download that will safely generate unique passwords and apply them to any and all sites you may visit?

EDIT: Moved to more appropriate forum - MG

Edited by garmanma, 21 November 2009 - 10:04 AM.


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Posted 21 November 2009 - 07:04 AM

I do not use it but know many that do and love it. RoboForm

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Posted 21 November 2009 - 02:27 PM

What forum was this moved to? MG- Miniguides? Which one? Cant find it.

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Posted 21 November 2009 - 03:05 PM

There's SuperGenPass, which I use.


(BTW, it's moved to the All Other Applications forum. "MG" stands for Garmanma's initials)

Edited by Amazing Andrew, 21 November 2009 - 03:20 PM.


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Posted 21 November 2009 - 03:29 PM

Ok, I am very undecided.

Should I go with SuperGenPass or pay $30 and go with Roboform?

What does Roboform do that SuperGenPass doesn't?

Also, I must say, my computer might be compromised. That is why I am considering using a password program like this. I am not for sure my computer is actually compromised or not, I have an ongoing thread in the HiJack this and viruses thread, and have been trying to determine how infected my computer may be.

If I think my computer might be compromised, would it be safer to go ahead and install Roboform or SuperGenPass while trying to determine the health of my computer, or should I wait till I am sure I have a clean computer before going with a password generator program?

Edited by sportsvine, 21 November 2009 - 03:32 PM.


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Posted 21 November 2009 - 04:43 PM

I'm partial to SuperGenPass (obviously, since I recommended it!) largely because it doesn't store your password anywhere. It relies on a combination of the web site's name, your master password, and (I think) the username you use on the website to calculate the password on the fly.

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Posted 26 November 2009 - 07:10 PM

Another suggestion - KeePass (it's free)
http://keepass.info/

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