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

Dennis Kaptain dennis.kaptain at gmail.com
Fri Dec 20 21:27:54 UTC 2013

2013/12/20 Patrick O'Callaghan <pocallaghan at gmail.com>

> 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
> closed-source.
> poc
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I use keepassx. It's a good application for this.
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