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Started by LiroyvH, July 23, 2013, 12:45:08 PM
Quotesuggests a confusion between brute-force and dictionary attacks, and the explanatory assertion
Quoteconfirms the confusion. The alternative explanation:
QuoteI think salting has already been discussed,
Quote from: CoreISP on July 30, 2013, 11:29:07 AMDo you even read what I said?
Quote from: Tony Reid on July 31, 2013, 03:48:13 AMhow the they did the same to ubuntu
QuoteI have read what you wrote, as others will, and if they know what they are talking about they will conclude that you do not. Perhaps, when you have gained a little more experience, you will arrive at the same conclusion. I am not playing a game with you, just trying to cut through the specious bluster.
Quote from: a10gf on July 31, 2013, 12:44:48 PMWhat's the view on passwords stored in browsers, how safe are they? (not thinking about theft of pc or keylogger etc, but hacking)
Quoteour opinion on the security protocol
Quote from: Kindred on July 31, 2013, 01:54:57 PMif your computer itself is ever hacked or you accidentally install a trojan, all of your data will be available to that hacker.
Quote from: BurkeKnight on July 31, 2013, 07:36:55 PMUsing RoboForm is very good idea.It stores the passwords in your documents folder and is cross browser.Even integrates with Windows.http://www.roboform.com/
Quote from: BurkeKnight on July 31, 2013, 08:07:11 PMRoboForm does not send any personal info.If you pay for the desktop instead of just getting the free, you get more features.You also can set up a master password to further protect your passwords.
Quote from: CoreISP on July 31, 2013, 12:34:01 PM[...]
Quote from: a10gf on July 31, 2013, 12:44:48 PMpasswords stored in browsers, how safe are they? (not thinking about theft of pc or keylogger etc, but hacking)
Quote from: BurkeKnight on August 01, 2013, 04:34:20 AMIt does not matter one iota where the password was stored. Browser, brain, it's all the same in this case.
Quote from: a10gf on July 31, 2013, 03:54:11 PMQuoteour opinion on the security protocolYes. I suppose most here have at least some of their personal forum related PW's stored (login, ftp, sql etc) in the browser, and feel secure doing so. Anyone ever heard of, or read about, any browser stored passwords ever being exploited ? (have never seen this mentioned anywhere so far, but I'd guess the hackers must be working on it).