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Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:26 am

I am looking for a non-cloud password manager. Mainly for PC. What do you all like?

1password gets some love, as does PasswordSafe if my read is correct.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:29 am

I really like RoboForm. It's got a very slick UI and is easy to use. And, if you dig into the options, it has everything you could want.

I use RoboForm everyday for work. I don't use a password manager for home use.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 12:15 pm

KeePass - works great, lots of choices. Basically works on every platform known to man.

Edit: For me personally, I use 1Password because all the computers I use regularly are Macs except my Gaming PC, but I don't really need it to have the password software installed.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 12:21 pm

I like Keepass, you can safe your passwords to a strongly encrypted archive and just store it where you want. I keep mine on Dropbox still, but I trust that setup more than something like Lastpass. At least with Keepass+Dropbox, I can delete the file from Dropbox, change my passwords and stuff the database on an USB-stick and be 100% sure that nobody has my new passwords.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 1:12 pm

I'll also put in a vote for Keepass. I've found it easy to use to share a password database between my PC and Android phone using Dropbox.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 1:46 pm

I've been using KeePass v2 for about a year now, on my PC and phone.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:13 pm

KeePass V2
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:34 pm

none, i know all my passwords, and there's quite a few

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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:38 pm

SoM wrote:none, i know all my passwords, and there's quite a few

you'll have to beat them out of me, GL


Don't thread crap.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:46 pm

not trying just stating fact

if you want delete the post
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:50 pm

Keepass FTW.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 3:39 pm

This is something I've been meaning to look into myself. A folded up piece of paper with all of my passwords scribbled on it isn't cutting it any more (too many damn passwords)!

@SoM - Either you're reusing a small number of passwords on lots of sites (bad idea); or have far fewer web logins than most TR forum users (I'd hazard a guess that most of us have at least a couple dozen, if not many more); or have a phenomenally good memory!
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 4:09 pm

Passwordsafe, Keepass and last but not least especially for easy of managemet, a big excelsheet or PDF(for read only apps) encrypted with axcrypt.

The problem with most managers is actually usability and portability, considering I had to deal with Somewhat 350-400 passwords for home and about trice that in my former work, most password managers didn't cut it from an ease of use standpoint, sadly enough. Depending on how you use it an excel with axcrypt is decent, but a password manager it is not, and you do have to be carefull not to leave temporary files lying around or on disk, so never use on unencrypted disks, etc.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 4:44 pm

It's too bad you want a non-cloud one; I'm a big fan and heavy user of LastPass & its browser integration.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:17 pm

RoboForm has browser integration, and it can be stored in the cloud or locally.

What we do at work is store it "locally" on the shared storage on the server. So if anyone steals a computer, it doesn't actually have the passwords for all the sites on it even if they did have the master password. Because the stolen computer would no longer be on the network.

It's got other nifty things like finger print reader compatibility, if you have that built into your laptop. Or an optional OSD keyboard to beat keyloggers, etc.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:40 am

RoboForm apparently has decided to be bad citizens, though:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roboform#Upgrade_policy

. . . Siber Systems also removed the option to export the user data with the full URL, making it harder to export to a number of competing password managers. . .


That's kind of a dick move.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:17 am

I keep all of my passwords and other critical data on a hardware-encrypted USB stick so it's physically impossible for an attacker to get them without actually entering my apartment and absconding with my stuff, and even then they only have a few attempts before it bricks. Mine's discontinued but Ironkey is supposedly good. Not cheap, and generally not as convenient as something like 1Password but for cyberpunk-class security it's hard to beat a physical access requirement. A less paranoid but more economical option is to use TrueCrypt on a standard USB stick.
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Re: Favorite Password Manager

Postposted on Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:49 am

bthylafh wrote:It's too bad you want a non-cloud one; I'm a big fan and heavy user of LastPass & its browser integration.


LastPass Pocket enables you to access your LastPass passwords while offline. I've never had cause to use it myself, I love the browser integration of regular LastPass.
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