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Old 12-17-2011, 07:44 AM   #1
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Default Windows 8 to store passwords in the cloud?

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/win...in8,14302.html

This strikes me as a terrible idea. I agree with the responders who pray that there's an opt-out option for this.
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:44 AM   #2
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wow that does sound scary now i read the article.

next up- passwords shared on your facebook wall!
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Old 12-17-2011, 02:21 PM   #3
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If proper crypto is done its not too big of deal where the data that holds your passwords is kept. Problems certainly arise, however, with being able to trust the means of accessing that data.. And the privacy aspect of someone possibly knowing when you have accessed or changed credentials.

lastpass.com is an example of how people look to the convenience to have their passwords remotely available by using the [s]cloud[s] Internet. And Apple is already doing something like this (with the Apple ID being able to recovery full disk encryption keys, or the password to your keychain/local user account).
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Old 12-17-2011, 07:51 PM   #4
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This is a terrible idea.
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Old 12-18-2011, 10:23 AM   #5
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http://www.tomshardware.com/news/win...in8,14302.html

This strikes me as a terrible idea. I agree with the responders who pray that there's an opt-out option for this.
it sounds like a security risk to me as well
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Old 12-18-2011, 03:20 PM   #6
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Wow, what nonsense. I don't want software storing ANY passwords of mine.
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Old 12-18-2011, 09:16 PM   #7
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Heck, I wonder what SOPA will do to the cloud.
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