Questions tagged [passwords]

String of characters that allows access to a computer, interface, system or application.

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Company Websites Share Credentials - How do I sync credentials between websites in Firefox?

I think it's pretty common for companies to operate several internal websites, which use the same (LDAP?) credentials. I believe it's also fairly common for that password to need to be changed every 2-...
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Local Password Manager Storage [closed]

I am working on designing a local password manager and I am stuck on the storage portion. Right now, my thought is to store each user's email, salt, and salted and hashed master password in one ...
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Issues logging in a new account on Windows 10

I made a new child account for the first time in a Microsoft Family Group using an email address. Whenever I log in, it shows the blue screen with a loading icon that you normally would see upon ...
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Forgot LastPass password [closed]

I formated my computer and now I have a problem with forgot password to LastPass (I write this password by it doesn't work). So. I have a password to email which is a login to LastPass and I had ...
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How do advanced computer users plan for the worst case scenario with their password managers?

I use KeePassXC as my password manager of choice and have my database synced between my computers and phone as I'm not a fan of having all of my credentials accessible on the web (no matter how secure/...
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Is changing e-mail password standardized? [migrated]

I need to use a certain email account managed by a server I don't have access to. I have the credentials, I can log in using a client such as Mozilla Thunderbird or Evolution. However, I was not able ...
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Setting up password less login on remote server

I am trying to set up password less login to my remote server that I use for work. Currently I have to type in my password every time to login, and then again to switch to the appuser using sudo su - ...
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Completely unable to acess admin password due to reset [duplicate]

I accidentally removed Admin permissions from my main account. For whatever reason, there is a secondary "Administrator" account that I am completely unable to login to. It also says "...
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Reset Bios Admin Password on Lenovo

I have a Lenovo Legion 7 laptop and I recently forgot the Bios admin password, I only know the user one. I'm not able to change the Bios settings anymore so I need help to reset this password or the ...
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Increase Time to Brute Force Luks Full Disk Encryption

I want to increase the time it would take to brute force my full disc encryption. I’m on Ubuntu and encrypted with Luks on installation. I have read that I would use the following command to make it ...
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Editing Password protected PDF Fields

So long story short: I need to add more characters than allowed in a password-protected document. Someone in USCIS made documents with US-centric address, phone, and name fields. In other words, their ...
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Password quality represented in bits = what does it mean?

I've seen in different software/websites where it shows how strong a password is in bits (i.e in KeePass 100 characters = 498 bits or a single letter a is 5 bits: How does it calculated? In the ...
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How to give Users SUDO Permission from Bash Script

I have found a link (Bash Script) through which we can create Users in Linux. Problem is all the Users created from this script does not have SUDO Permission (root Permissions). Please help, Which and ...
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Stop Firefox from asking users if they want to “Refresh” their profile

Firefox occasionally suggests that a "Refresh" might improve performance. We had a naive user press that button and wipe out a significant amount of customisation. Part of what resulted is ...
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Block Chrome password banner: “Use passwords saved in your Google Account”

The Google Chrome desktop browser on macOS is now prompting me whenever I click in a password field: Use passwords saved in your Google Account When I click the banner, it shows: Use your Google ...
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Is it possible to create a ZIP file with NUL (0 length) password?

I want to know is it possible to create a ZIP file with NUL (0 length) password? If it is possible, how?
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A Firefox equivalent of Google Password Manager checking

Google has a feature to check all passwords stored in a Google account for breaches, duplications, weakness, etc. Mozilla offers the Firefox Monitor instead, (which uses data from Have I been Pwned), ...
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7zip archive won't decrypt with the password used for encryption

I'm trying to write a PowerShell script that will use 7zip to compress files with encryption individually. $Password = Read-Host -Prompt 'Enter Password:' dir *.txt | ForEach-Object -Parallel { & ...
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ssh-key based login asks for password after specifying non-port-forwarded port

I've set up port forwarding on my router to a specific port on my server. I've disabled password-based authentication on my server, and have used a firewall to only allow a non-22 port for ssh. When ...
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How can I find a list of change password messages that are displayed to users? For exmaple of one “The password is shorter than 8 characters”

I am trying to find a full list of change password messages that get displayed to a user when the complexity of the new password is not met. Below are some examples The password is shorter than 8 ...
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Is there any safe way to set passwords for a HDD or folder in windows 10 home?

Is there any safe way to set passwords for HDD or a folder in windows 10 home? The bitlocker is not available in this version. I see some software that allows you to do that but not really sure if it ...
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how to get print of ssh user logged in by password?

I want to know if it is possible to get the hash key fp from the ssh diaries for the ssh user login with a password, not a key. I see public key login keyprints recorded in the file, but no passwd ...
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Need help in crunch tool

Is there a way to make crunch drop combinations that don't have specific characters? For example: If I know that the password is 7 or 8 characters (lower,upper,numbers,and special characters). & I ...
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Permission denied, please try again. when connecting via ssh

I have a hetzner dedicated server. I activated the rescue system and was able to login as root user there. PROVIDED I changed password via rescue mode on a server with commands: mount /dev/md2 /mnt ...
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Store computer/admin password in the password manager

I have two accounts on my Mac: a standard user account for everyday activities and an administrator account. I always use the standard user account. I have a password manager (1Password) installed on ...
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Show characters check box is grayed out

It's a group policy on the local level , workgroup. Ethernet Cat 5 X-over patch cable allows access w/o pwd Curious what specific policy needs to dealt w/ using gpedit.msc gain access to wlan and ...
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Windows 10 pro admin account recovery

After a computer crash i'm not able to login in my windows 10. I had the autologin feature enabled, so i didnt need to write it. Anyways i remember the password perfectly. When computer starts, it ...
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iTunes refuses Apple ID password 3 times before loading

Every time I launch Itunes on my WIndows10 machine I am unable to successfully log into the Itunes Store despite that the entered password is correct Itunes. I have to enter the password correctly 3 ...
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What is the best solution for resolving forgotten/unknown passwords so i don't loose my personal work data?

Recently, my son accidentally had deleted the Administrator account on my laptop. I already solved that issue by changing the ownership. But in the process, I might have wrong reset my registry. So it ...
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How can I mitigate needing to change hundreds of Google passwords? [closed]

Google Chrome has been telling me about a security breach where passwords have been stolen from many websites and it's telling me which of my saved passwords are at risk and that I should change them. ...
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Can Firefox generate a different password for the same domain?

I’ve been going through my accounts having Firefox generate passwords for them instead of using the same set of passwords everywhere. This was going great until I got to my multiple Google accounts, ...
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How to make hydra brute force in one seclists file

I am trying to crack a ftp server with brute force. However, in seclists there are ftp file but its format is like: root:password I can brute force with multiple text files with command sudo hydra -t ...
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Remove BIOS Administrator password on Asus vivobook Flip 14 on TP410UR/TP410UA motherboard

please somebody help me on how to reset the bios admin password on TP410UR asus vivobook flip 14 machine with a TP410UA motherboard installed. I have done tons of research and tried so many codes and ...
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Recover Google Chrome passwords

I know google chrome stores passwords in: "%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Login Data" and to decrypt the passwords, I need to use the same user password of the system and ...
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Change KDE 5 password manager to pass

Currently, many of my applications try to open up KWallet to store passwords. I don't use KWallet. I use pass. I want my applicatons to use pass as well. How do I set this up? How do I tell (KDE?) to ...
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How do I get back into my old places forums, websites I visit, places I do business with

Here is my quandary. I got a new computer. I use google chrome as my web browser. I saved a copy of my google passwords(csv file) But I found out that when I accessed my account evidently it saves my ...
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Authentication with hash instead of login-password?

I look at an idea of simple authentication for website\webserver. The user clicks Create profile. The website engine generates a hash from a random set of 20 words, for example ...
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How to change duration of timeout after too many incorrect password attempts in Windows 10?

Using Windows 10 Pro, I authenticate in the login screen with my password. It often happens that I mistype my password multiple times and at a certain point the password prompt is delayed for a minute ...
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How to convert an .lst and .txt file into a Rainbow table

I am currently testing out with responder in kali linux and when I got the NTLMv2 hash I tried cracking it using John the Ripper at first. Then I came across Rainbow crack (rcrack) and learnt that you ...
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Opening password protected pdf

I exported a document as a pdf from open office and the password i used to password protect will not open it? what can I do, I am not techy and worried the person I sent it to wont be able to open it ...
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How to tell which password requirements aren't met by a new password in Windows?

When I try to update my password on Windows 10, I sometimes get the message The value provided for the new password doesn't meet the length, complexity or history requirements Is there a way to find ...
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Is MD5 hash a security defect in linux?

I'm quite new to linux and Unix, and I was going through the /etc/shadow file and a user had its hash starting with $1$(MD5), but the user has a UID and GID >99 so I assume that the users security ...
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Any method to find Last Password change time with date in Linux

Using the below command we can find the Last Password Change Date in Linux. chage -l UserName Does someone have an idea to find the time also?
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7zip password protected zip - SHOW the password that i type

wondered if, when i unzip a pasword protected file and it says "enter the password, it will not be echoed" if i could see either what i type or paste (echoed!) OR a ***** to show that what i'...
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Mysql login without password in terminal

I have an Ubuntu 20 server with Mysql installation. I am sure the root user have a password set. But if I run command mysql -u root it does not require password and run mysql with all privileges. How ...
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Autologin after hibernation but not after sleep in linux

I would like to set my computer to require a password after waking up from sleep but not to require a password after resuming from hibernation. The reason is that my disk is encrypted and hence, after ...
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Please Help!!! Forgotten Windows 8.1 Administrator login password on HP 110-210 Desktop PC [duplicate]

I have reviewed the existing "fixes" or ways to restore and/or recover or remove administrator passwords on Windows 8.1 operating systems on other sites to no avail. I'm hoping someone in ...
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Is there a reason 7zip won't accept the correct password for my encrypted archive?

I have some passwords saved in a .odf (Libre Office) file. The file is password protected through Libre Office. On top of that I used 7zip to archive and encrypt the file with 7zip's built in AES-256 ...
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Debian 10.7.0 netinst install in CentOS 8.1 VM - no root or sudo access

I have a CentOS Stream 8.1 system with gnome-boxes (QEMU KVM) and installed a Debian Buster (10.7.0) VM using debian-10.7.0-amd64-netinst.iso. During the install I was prompted to create a user, but ...
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Containing Unexpected token '(' in FTP URL

Hi I am using a FTP URL to access a file. Here is the sample link for the URL ftp://user:abc123(X)PQR;L3@192.178.2.4:11/folder1/a.txt My password is abc123(X)PQR;L3 and when I try to access the file ...

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