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Does Keepass protect passwords from malicious software like viruses?

If a computer got infected with a virus or a trojan and the user interacted with Keepass, is there a chance that the malicious software would be able to get the password database? In other words: ...
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samba sync password with unix password on debian wheezy

I installed samba on my server and I am trying to write a script to spare me the two steps to add user, e.g.: adduser username smbpasswd -a username My smb.conf states: # This boolean parameter ...
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Is using Git to revision KeePass database file possible?

I'm wondering if it is possible, or indeed a good/bad idea to use Git (or Mercurial) to revision the KeePass database file and share it between my co-workers, for centralized (but distributed) ...
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Can I use multiple URLs in the URL field of KeePass?

I am using KeePass version 2.19. What I would like to do is have more than just one URL address associated with a given user name and password. The entry for a given website might look something like ...
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Can I see the contents of SAM file with a plain text-editor?

I have exported the SAM and SYSTEM as Registry Hive Files and I was wondering if it is possible to look inside those files to see what they contain? I opened them with Notepad but I didn't ...
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How to get passwords from Opera Password manager?

How I get my passwords from Password manager at Opera? Is there easy solution? I mean like firefox style.
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No option to show wlan password

I have forgotten the wireless network password of my DLink router. When I try to login into router and find for WLAN password under wireless security option , the password is hidden(only stars/dots ...
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syncing passwords across several devices [closed]

Is it possible to sync a change to a password across several devices? When I change my password to a site such as SE my device asks me if I want the new password to be saved and automatically applied ...
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Is there a Way to Retrieve a Lost/Forgotten KeePass Password?

I recently decided to store all of my passwords in KeyPass Password Safe 2. I forgot my password to KeyPass. Is there anyway to retrieve it? My assumption is no there is not for obvious reasons.
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Encrypting data in Google Sites?

Is it possible to encrypt data stored in a Google Site Page? I sometimes use Google Sites as a technical wiki but this occasionally means putting passwords on there. I don't really feel comfortable ...
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Prevent enforcing password policy on non domain Windows 10 after adding corporate mail account?

The question is mostly in the subject - I have a home Windows 10 pro installation (with the very latest November update as of this post) that's obviously not on my company domain. I want to add my ...
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How to backup Lenovo Password Manager?

I just configured some Tasks to backup my Notebook daylie. Now I'd like to include my Lenovo Password Manager. I took a look into the Help but I couldn't find anything besides exporting my data. I ...
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Make firefox remmeber password for children sites

You guy know that I have localhost for example, I installed many websites on the host, then when I login to a website, Firefox will ask to remember password, just click Yes and done. However, It will ...
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How to transfer saved passwords between two different Firefox installation?

I am currently using a portable installation of Firefox 3.6.13, set to save passwords for some sites, using the Master Password feature. Now, I would like to move all my saved passwords to another ...
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MySQL password restrictions?

I installed MySQL 5.5 on a fresh VM running Ubuntu 14 LTS through apt-get. During installation, I set a root user password generated by a password manager. After installation, I could not access any ...
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How do I Disable Windows 10 Password Hint?

When I first created my user account on Windows 10, I was forced to add a password hint as well. I have tried to remove the password hint, through the Windows 10 settings, but I have been unable to ...
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Best way to share certain passwords stored in Keepass?

What's the best way to share certain passwords that are stored in a Keepass database? For example, I want to share certain Banking Passwords with a family member, but I don't want to share my work ...
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Disable kwallet popups from chrome

I've edited ~/.kde/share/config/kwalletrc and added [Auto Deny] kdewallet=Chromium In the KDE Wallet Configuration in system settings I've unchecked "Enable the KDE wallet subsystem". This also ...
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Why does GPG decryption with subkeys fail on one computer but not another?

I have been attempting to create a system of GPG subkeys to distribute to my various computers. I have created subkey pairs for each computer with the master secret key removed as per the instructions ...
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Linux “pass” utility for multiple users

I am trying to setup a, business internal, password storage to be used by various scripts (and people). I have looked at many alternatives but the easiest to modify to achieve my goal seems to be the ...
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What's an efficient way to change my 200+ account passwords?

I have a lot of online accounts, web services, and so on -- personal as well as business -- so obviously(?) I use a password manager to handle them all. Specifically I use Lastpass but my question ...
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How safe is Firefox password manager?

I have been using the Firefox password manager for long time, but never checked/verified how secure it is.
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Credential Manager: multiple users for the same domain

My Git client uses Windows Credential Manager to remember the username and password for Github. The issue is that I have two users, and I can't find an option to store both of them. Every time I need ...
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Same password in different linux machines

Perhaps this is old. How do I do to manage the same passwords in different linux machines for the same list of users? I was told that copying the /etc/shadow for every user in the new machine would ...
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How to configure automatic password handling for git commands:

I have an automatic build script for my build server that builds Android applications. As part of this building process, I need to pull the current sources from the repository to make a release and ...
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password forgotten windows 8.1 local account [duplicate]

I am using windows 8.1. I have a hotmail account. I have used netplwiz to disable the password some time ago. Now it turns out Windows is no more accepting my password. I use the hotmail password to ...
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Chrome doesn't update saved passwords

Chrome has always saved my passwords and then prefilled forms. This is still working - except that if I change a password after Chrome as auto filled it then Chrome won't remember the new password. ...
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How can I switch between users when using Windows 10 Picture Passwords?

We have multiple Windows 10 user accounts with picture passwords on a desktop PC. When signing my account in, if a different user was signed in previously, the sign-in screen will default to their ...
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kwalletmanager on startup does not supply my password to the kde open encrypted partition dialog

On startup KDE asks me to supply the password to my encrypted partition and simultaneously opens kwalletmanager to ask me for my master password. If I input the master password kwalletmanager closes, ...
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Strategy & steps: Import & sync Passwords from Chrome into Password Manager & maintain them?

Strategy & steps: Import & sync Passwords from Chrome into Password Manager & maintain them? Keeping in context this thread: How do I securely store and manage 180 passwords? regarding ...
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IE Remembering Passwords

I want Internet Explorer to remember a password to a site I previously said do not remember. Can I access where that is stored and delete it so the next time I enter my password on that site I am ...
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Is it dangerous to write down passwords? [closed]

I have a list of passwords for some sites I use on an Excel spreadsheet (no macros or anything in it). I've read many places (online and offline) to "remember your password or write it down in a safe ...
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disabling password dictionary checks while keeping minimum length check in linux

In RHEL 7, password policies are controlled by pwquality.conf and pam_pwquality.so. I want to disable dictionary checking but keeping the minimum password length to 8 characters. If I remove ...
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Firefox no longer prompting to remember password after having cleared them

I had changed my password for sites I visited (possibly I didn't click the "update" button the next time I logged on) and had to remove all passwords in the security tab. Now Firefox never asks me to ...
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KeePass, KeeFox - default password for ULR

Imagine you have multiple password for one URL. For example, two accounts on one web forum. Seems like KeePass (or KeeFox - extension for Mozilla Firefox) types last saved password. Now how to tell ...
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Is it safe to store my passwords in an encrypted .7z/.zip by 7-zip?

Here is what I do: Type in all kinds of passwords in an excel file (.xlsx) Zip it with a password by 7-zip AES 256 length > 8 combination of A-Z a-z 0-9 symbols different from ...
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Exporting list of users and passwords securely in ubuntu server?

I have a project in which I'm creating users with random passwords for a class of students, and I want to give this list to the teacher so he can distribute the user:pass to each student. What is the ...
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Web enabled password manager [closed]

I am looking for a password manager that suits the needs of a small team. Each team member needs their own vault, and that vault cannot be restricted to a single machine, as members change computers a ...
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Keepassx does not work with Hotmail

I am using Keepassx on a Linux computer to manage my passwords. Most of the time when using auto-type to get my Hotmail password, Keepassx types in a password that is 7 digits to long.
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“Do you want to save this password” dialog disappears too quick

Chrome Version Version 25.0.1364.172 m Operating System (Windows 8 I seem to be having a problem with Google Chrome saving my passwords. I have tried for a while now to save my Lycos chat password ...
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How to lock a unlocked GNOME Keyring?

A password prompt is offered to unlock the GNOME Keyring when I login to my user account. I was wondering how to lock the keyring back in the same session it was unlocked? (I understand that I can ...
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Remember login/passwords for Authentication popup windows in Chrome

The Safari provides checkbox to save login and password in keychain for such forms. So, Is it any way to save login/password in Chrome?
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Why does my browser save my password as `f5-sso-token`?

My university's email service runs on Outlook Web App. When I visit outlook.umontreal.ca I am redirected to a login page, and after logging in, both Firefox and Chrome offer to remember my password ...
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How to edit FF passwords without extensions (directly in FF config files)?

How to edit FireFox passwords manually ? Here I've been given answer how to do this with extension: Saving passwords for pages that redirect on login ( Chrome and FF ) How to do this without ...
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Google Chrome: Import/Export Passwords?

I recently migrated from Windows7 to Kubuntu 10.0.4. In many ways, I'm loving the change. (I never knew it could be such a seemless process to write/test scripts!) One of the few things that is ...
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How do you add a top level group in Password Safe?

Password Safe is an application to help you track all of the passwords you use at various sites. It's good, but there's one thing which I really struggle with. I want to add a top level group within ...
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Initial passwords pre-expiration in Red Hat

I need inital passwords which was set by root to be pre-expired. For example: root# useradd user1 root# passwd user1 After that password need to be expired. It can be achieved by command root# ...
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Why Can I Not Create a Picture Password in Windows 8?

Orientation: PC Settings: User I have no option to create a Picture Password for my user account in Windows 8, what am I doing wrong? Incidentally, I see no option to create a PIN logon either. ...
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Recover Firefox / Iceweasel password files from backup

I recently set my Firefox (actually Iceweasel 24.3.0) master password and promptly forgot it. Before I set the master password I made a backup of my homedir and want to recover the password files ...
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How does a password manager protect me if I have a keylogger on my computer?

Password managers arguably provide greater security since it allows users to easily create unique, difficult-to-guess passwords for every website they log in to. But, if someone has a keylogger on ...