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Password Managers; what is a good one?


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#1 kiddingguy

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 09:38

I was wondering since there a lot of password managers around, like KeePass, LastPass etc (http://www.informati...9?page_number=1) which one is the best (and easiest to use)?

And most of all... do they work?




#2 +WildWayz

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 09:39

I use SplashID Safe - got a lifetime license and syncs with my phone and all PCs.



#3 Skiver

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 09:40

Im using Last Pass, not tried any others so can't really offer an informed opinion but its pretty simple to use and works for what I need.

 

Stores passwords and will generate complex passwords when signing up or changing passwords for existing sites.



#4 OP kiddingguy

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 09:41

It needs also be used on my iPhone/iPad...



#5 spikey_richie

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 09:49

+1 for KeePass



#6 Enron

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 10:12

I use KeepAss too.



#7 Amamba

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 10:16

Keepass. You can use keyfiles, which is a big security enhancement, it has a number of features designed to defeat some keyloggers and clipboard sniffers, and it's multiplatform. I use it with MiniKeepass on iOS and it works like a charm.

#8 Ficman

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 10:16

LastPass  is the Best IMHO



#9 neowin1338

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 10:30

KeePass.info /thread



#10 vetFourjays

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 10:32

I use LastPass myself, and it works well across just about every platform and device there is. Already used the iPhone app a few times and it works really well.

 

Have also used KeePass, which is good too if you want control over how/where your database is stored, but you do sacrifice some usability and convenience. Don't know about the iPhone apps, but the Windows Phone one worked ok-ish (feels clunky after using LastPass on iOS).



#11 Odom

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 10:35

I have been using KeePass for years. Haven't really tested any others.

Keepass is multi-platform, as already mentioned. Works in my Windows and Android. I synchronise the DB file on all my devices.

KeePass also has a lot of add-ins you can use, if you find any you fancy.



#12 InsaneNutter

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 10:36

One Password - Works on all popular devices, can sync via Dropbox or a network share if you wish, or you can copy the data to your other devices manually.



#13 The_Decryptor

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 10:55

I'm just using the one in Firefox, only one that's consistently worked for me and syncs across my devices.

#14 ]SK[

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 11:09

KeePass hands down.

My passwords are now very complex and yet I don't need to know or type a single one of them.  Auto-type saves me hours every month.

 

I came from LastPass but moved to KeePass as the target for my passwords isn't always a website. Windows UAC is heavily used where I work. I get prompted for my password at least 10 times an hour.  Each time a Ctrl+Alt+A is all it takes and KeePass types it for me.



#15 mps69

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 11:23

Another one for Keepass, been using it for years, on Windows, iOS, Android and Linux, all sync'd via dropbox.

Simple to use, with plenty of plugin, although I've never used them.