The Perfect Master Password (Long, Easy, and Unique)

I was sitting around thinking about what would be the perfect master password for a password manager. It would be long. The longer the password, the harder to brute force. It would be easy to remember which is hard to do with a long password. Uniqueness is also important. Lastly, it would be easy to …

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For the People Who Don’t Trust Password Managers

I love password managers, but I can understand why people don’t trust them.  I understand because I used to think the same thing.  To get over my trust issue, I came up with tricks that help me come around to loving password managers. I want to share these tricks with you and help you better …

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How long Should My Passwords Be?

How long to crack password

When you use a password manager the question of password length riddles the mind.  8 characters good enough? Is it worth it to have a 100 character long password? Do I need special characters?  Let me show you the right size password and when it’s okay to use short passwords.  Size Matters When it comes …

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How HaveIBeenPwned Checks Your Password Without Knowing It

What person in their right mind would enter their password into a site they don’t know? That’s a fair point, but HaveIBeenPwned.com can check your password without ever knowing what it is. How is that possible? Let me show you. First Off Before I go too deep into this, there is a super simple test …

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Can You Trust HaveIBeenPwned?

Whenever there is a security breach, everyone likes to point to “Have I Been Pwned.”  It’s for a good reason.  The guy who runs it is a “Rock Star” in the internet security world. But that doesn’t mean much to most people so let me show you why you should trust Have I Been Pwned(HIBP).  …

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