Tag Archives: passwords

  • How to create and use an unguessable password

    A weak password, one that can be easily guessed, is almost as bad as no password at all. For example, if you use a password that conforms to common patterns that most people tend to use, it can be easily guessed. According to Wikipedia, repeated research has demonstrated that around 40% of user-chosen passwords are […]

  • Are your passwords strong enough?

    Do a search on “strong password” and you’ll get a couple of million hits, everything from definitions to tools and websites with password generators. You’ll even see some sponsored ads for people trying to sell password strength-related services. It’s a hot topic and opinions vary widely. You’re told time and again that your password should […]

  • Why you should use Roboform

    I’ve mentioned RoboForm several times in the past. Usually these spawn emails and comments about the program, questions about usage, comments about confusion, and praise for this program. So let’s talk about it. I use RoboForm and highly recommend it. It’s one of the programs I can’t live without. I have about 135 sites that […]