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Is it crazy to be afraid of password managers?
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2017, 05:42:01 PM »
Is it crazy to be afraid of password managers?
5 April 2017, 4:41 pm

I admit it: Like most people, I’m terrible at passwords. Too often I use too-simple passwords, and I don’t always come up with a new one for every site and service I log into. Then, when I do come up with a strong, unique password, I often forget it entirely and have to request an email to reset it—typically to something either too easy to guess or something I’ll instantly forget again.

+ Also on Network World: Stop using password manager browser extensions +

That’s why password managers exist. They’re designed to let you enter a single, secure password in one place and then generate new, strong passwords for every application where you need one.

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