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Password Managers

Discussion in 'Technology' started by praktik, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

    So latest ep of the Skeptic's Guide had an internet security dude on talking about password managers, which I had *NO IDEA* existed

    but sound frickin' awesome

    Basically you can have the app hold as many passwords as you need and from what I understand, this dude has like ALL his passwords in this app, 25 characters long in combos he would never be able to remember - doesn't even have to know any of them.

    Just loads the app, clicks a button - and the login populates.

    Any tribers have experience with these? Will add these experiences to the results of my google-fu, just want the best app the first time...something I can use on desktop and mobile simultaneously.
  2. derek

    derek TRIBE Member

    i've been using keepass for years with no issue. i change passwords quarterly as a good practice

    you can use on your desktop and mobile simultaneously

    it's also opensource

    KeePass Password Safe
  3. g0nz0

    g0nz0 TRIBE Member

    I have also been a KeePass user for a few years, it's great.
  4. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

    Big fan of KeePass
  5. Aaron Bradley

    Aaron Bradley TRIBE Promoter


    Definitely cool, but I remember everything... every access card I've ever had, every phone number, postal code (just re-tested myself on postal as I changed my address yesterday), even every phone number in my phone.

    When that goes, I'll kick back to one of these.
  6. glych t.anomaly

    glych t.anomaly TRIBE Member

    i have 236 contacts in my phone......

    how many do you have?
  7. lobo

    lobo TRIBE Member

    I've used keepass for years on my desktop and it's helped tremendously. Last summer I started playing around with Lastpass since there was a nice Chrome plugin and there's supposed to be a decent Android/iOS app as well. Haven't gotten the app yet but I'm tempted since I've got $20 just sitting in my android wallet.

    If you don't want to be bothered with remembering a different password for every site/app and making it strong enough then these password managers are definitely recommended.

  8. DJ Vuvu Zela

    DJ Vuvu Zela TRIBE Member


    if you're using mac iCloud now supports password management, but i've been using 1password for years and have been satisfied so i really haven't felt a need to switch over.
  9. deep

    deep TRIBE Member

    Lastpass fan here. Multi-platform (mobile, android, ios, mac, windows), multi-browser, auto-login / fill, auto-complete forms
  10. Aaron Bradley

    Aaron Bradley TRIBE Promoter

    one sec...



    ... and the ones that are not stored in my phone.
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2015
  11. derek

    derek TRIBE Member

    i hear good things about lastpass. buy i've used keepass for so long now and it's all my passwords and it works, so no need to switch

    probably a given but worth noting keepass is multiplatform as well.
  12. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

    looks like there's a few good options out there!

    thanks for all the advice!
  13. acheron

    acheron TRIBE Member

    I use enpass - has mobile and desktop versions, they sync via cloud/dropbox. Also has a nice strong password generator. Very handy. Copies desired password to clipboard for you so you don't have to try to transcribe gibberish

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