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Re: SM.org compromised
« Reply #61, on August 15th, 2013, 03:50 AM »
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1.    Relevant xkcd : http://xkcd.com/936/
Try that method for multiple sites though. When you have log ins for over 200 sites then it gets harder than that. I like to use a password manager. Is that as smart as I think it is? It encrypts it and plus any sites I forgot about it remembers the url's and passes.

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Re: SM.org compromised
« Reply #62, on August 15th, 2013, 03:58 AM »
Using a password manager is only as secure as the password manager itself is. Having a single point of failure is not entirely smart.

However what I'd generally suggest is having the general sites being managed through such a system and then keeping only the really important ones managed in your head (e.g. banking)
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Re: SM.org compromised
« Reply #65, on August 19th, 2013, 11:10 PM »
If you're okay being paranoid why shouldn't I be okay with that? :)

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Re: SM.org compromised
« Reply #66, on August 19th, 2013, 11:17 PM »
Yes because I love trusting my passwords on servers I don't control. Other than the site whose password it is, obviously.

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Re: SM.org compromised
« Reply #67, on August 20th, 2013, 08:25 AM »
Quote from MultiformeIngegno on August 19th, 2013, 11:10 PM
If you're okay being paranoid why shouldn't I be okay with that? :)
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Re: SM.org compromised
« Reply #68, on August 20th, 2013, 06:38 PM »
Quote from MultiformeIngegno on August 19th, 2013, 11:10 PM
If you're okay being paranoid why shouldn't I be okay with that? :)
You said 'okay?', and I was just saying I'm okay with you being paranoid :P