Argh!! Stupid password requirements!!

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  1. brxndxn

    brxndxn Diamond Member

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    All to pay my water bill.. So every fucking month, I click 'Forgot password.'

     
  2. theprodigalrebel

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  3. Jeff7

    Jeff7 Lifer

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    1) Get Truecrypt.
    2) Create an encrypted file that can be mounted as a drive.
    3) Save your passwords to the encrypted drive.
    4) Don't forget the password to the Truecrypt file or you're screwed.


     
  4. BrunoPuntzJones

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    No shit.

    Then when you try to use the same password for a different site, you get bullshit like "no non-characters allowed".

    Zero standardization.
     
  5. manlymatt83

    manlymatt83 Diamond Member

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    This. Drives me nuts.
     
  6. brxndxn

    brxndxn Diamond Member

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    I don't even use the same password.. I got a similar string that I vary based on what reminds me of that site.. Works great.. I have all different passwords and I still remember them.. except for the few sites that totally screw up my strategy. ARGH.
     
  7. spidey07

    spidey07 No Lifer

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    Used this for as long as I can remember, considered very strong by all means.

    <word><2-3 digit number><same symbol everytime><word><symbol>

    Throw in a capital on each word and you're good. When asked to change increase number.
     
  8. QueBert

    QueBert Lifer

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    I use Roboform, it stores all my passwords in 1 file and the file can be password protected itself. Has a Firefox plugin that automatically fills in all your passwords.