Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 10th Nov 2012 07:28 UTC
Bugs & Viruses If you want to ensure you have adequate passwords but don't have the time or interest to study the topic, there's a useful basic article on how to devise strong passwords over at the NY Times. It summarizes key points in 9 simple rules of thumb. Also see the follow-up article for useful reader feedback. Stay safe!
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by Loreia on Mon 12th Nov 2012 11:59 UTC
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I am a bit late to this party, but I have a nice suggestion for better online security. Use service and have best from both worlds:
- unique passwords for every site
- just one master password to remember
- passwords generated automatically for you
- passwords always available

Free version does everything you need (at least everything _I_ need), and they provide extensions for all major web browsers.

There is nothing I hate more that this meaningless "cloud" buzzword, but this service is just fantastic, and I love every bit of it. Everything is encrypted, and with a good master password (that you, off course, change every say 6 or 12 months), you can enjoy having unique 20 char ([0-9a-zA-Z plus special chars]) long password for every site you register on.

This was suggested to me by Firefox when I once opened add-on tab. Best suggestion ever!!

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