hacked - looking for doc/suggestions on hardening/securing systems from the start

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Fri Dec 20 18:48:27 UTC 2013

On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 5:06 PM, Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:

> It gets worse if you use multiple computers.  It's a nightmare trying to
> do something that's accessible on all, and secure.  Whether that be
> letting applications remember passwords, and I'm severely pissed with
> browsers that can't remember passwords because some *utterly*
> *unimportant* site thinks they should block your browser from doing so
> (though I don't object to a bank site doing that), or having a special
> password safe application.  I can remember but a few passwords off the
> top of my head.

Online password managers such as Lastpass or Dasher are a way round this,
and also can generate complex random passwords for you that you don't have
to remember. Of course you then have to trust them to work properly, but as
their entire business depends on them getting it right and the data they
store is encrypted and decrypted locally using a single key known only to
you, it seems to be a reasonable compromise. Unfortunately they tend to be

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