safe places to store a password
atom-gpg at suspicious.org
Sun Oct 26 21:08:44 CET 2003
ok, not everyone can remember "strong" passwords like:
esp when they're not used several times a a day.
so, here's a (probably incomplete) list of apps that could help. of
course, if you're storing a bunch of passwords in one of these, and you
forget the master password, you're hosed.
* Figaro's Password Manager
* pwman - password management program
* Keyring for Palm OS
a non OS dependent solution could be storing your password(s),
electronically or printed, in a safe-deposit box or a safe. remember, any
"safe" that can be carried away is not secure ;)
it's suggested that a "real" safe should be at least 600 lbs (275 Kg)
and/or be bolted to a concrete floor... otherwise it's too easy for an
attacker to carry the safe away and crack it at their leisure. and then
there's the locking mechanism of the safe...
PGP key - http://smasher.suspicious.org/pgp.txt
3EBE 2810 30AE 601D 54B2 4A90 9C28 0BBF 3D7D 41E3
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