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security-tools [2018/05/12 18:45]
serbizadmin [Password Management]
security-tools [2019/03/11 04:57] (current)
serbizadmin [Password Management]
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 ====== Password Management ====== ====== Password Management ======
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-* [[https://​www.keepassx.org/​downloads|KeepPassX]]\\+* [[https://​www.keepassx.org/​downloads|KeepPassX]] or its fork, [[https://​keepassxc.org|KeepPassXC]]\\
 Use this app to manage your passwords and other important info bits. In addition to using a strong password (at least 8 characters, with certain characters in capital, also using both numbers and special characters),​ it is recommended that the database and passkey be placed in separate locations. Use this app to manage your passwords and other important info bits. In addition to using a strong password (at least 8 characters, with certain characters in capital, also using both numbers and special characters),​ it is recommended that the database and passkey be placed in separate locations.
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 Save any changes you do by clicking on the Save icon.  Save any changes you do by clicking on the Save icon. 
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 +Otherwise, it's "​business as usual":​ someone would have different accounts using **the same password**. The obvious problem with the habit is that once an account is compromised at one site, your "​univeral"​ password can be easily used in other sites using only different login name. 
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 * Check also [[https://​haveibeenpwned.com|using this utility]] if your email has already been compromised. \\ * Check also [[https://​haveibeenpwned.com|using this utility]] if your email has already been compromised. \\
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-If indeed compromised,​ change the passwords at the sites concerned. ​+If indeed compromised,​ change the passwords at the sites concerned. Change your password for your email address as well.
 ====== File Encryption====== ====== File Encryption======
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-* [[https://​www.truecrypt71a.com/​downloads/​|TrueCrypt]]\\ +[[https://​www.veracrypt.fr/​en/​Home.html|Veracrypt]]|[[https://​www.truecrypt71a.com/​downloads/​|TrueCrypt]]\\ 
-For users on Mac OS v10.12.6 (or possibly later), [[https://​doku.moodlearning.com/​tmp/​TrueCrypt-7.1a.mpkg.zip|download this tweaked version]]. With Truecrpyt, create an encrypted container, mount it, put in important files, and dismount it. Note: the containair size should always be slightly bigger than the total size of files to be put it.  \\+Use Veracrypt for newer machinces. \\ 
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 +For users on Mac OS v10.12.6 (or possibly later), [[https://​doku.moodlearning.com/​tmp/​TrueCrypt-7.1a.mpkg.zip|download this tweaked version ​of TrueCrypt]].  
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 +With Veracrypt/​Truecrypt, create an encrypted container, mount it, put in important files, and dismount it. Note: the containair size should always be slightly bigger than the total size of files to be put it.  \\
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