Passwords are primarily used as a way of accessing information and also limiting the number of users who can get access to a machine. It is primarily used with a username for the authorization system.

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Protect emails from deletion

In our company, we always create a common email address to put things to check by project common people. Maybe some important emails can be delete recklessly. So I feel some or all mails can be ...
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Gmail password reset question

I have tried over 20 times to reset my Gmail password using the "I forgot my password" link on my phone and am having no luck. Obviously the information I'm submitting isn't correct. Is there ...
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Gmail password recovery

I lost my Gmail password, I still have access to my phone (and I enabled 2-step verification) but I don't have access to my recovery mail. When I go for the recovery option, it shows only recovery ...
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How do I tell lastpass to use (and update) a password for a group of sites?

I know that, from a security perspective, using the same password for more than one website is a bad idea. However, I have a situation where I need to do that (the SE sites I have accounts on). On ...
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Google apps script authentication

I am an admin on two Google Apps accounts. I was looking for a way to auto force users to change their password every x number of days when I found this post: ...
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What's the maximum number of characters permitted for the password of a Google Account?

What's the maximum length of characters permitted for a Google Account's password?
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How to host a privately shared website on Google Drive?

I've created this html+javascript based website via jalbum. And I'm currently uploading it to Google Drive. Before Google Drive, I was uploading it to Dropbox, but stopped that upload, believing that ...
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Can I have application-specific passwords without 2-step verification for my Google account?

Is it possible to use application-specific passwords on Google without going through all the hassles of the 2-step verification authentication? What if I don't want to tie myself to a phone number on ...
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Get a cached copy of a password-accessed page

I'm trying to get a cached copy of this school website: http://moodle.da.org/course/view.php?id=316 I can access the page just fine, but the cached copy redirects to the login timeout site requiring ...
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Facebook Company Page login when info is lost

I'm the new GM for our company -- we have a Facebook page that is very outdated and no one knows how to access it by password or login - do we just abandon it and start over or do you have other ...
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How do I change my Google password? [duplicate]

My account was hacked I and need to reset my password. What icon do I click? I can't see where it is written "change your Logon".
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Hotmail password not being recognized

I cannot sign in to my Hotmail address. Over the last few weeks when I have attempted to sign in to my email page, Outlook does not recognize my password. I therefore change it & remember it as ...
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The Mobilicity self-service website told me: “You have entered an invalid new password. Please try again.” Why? [closed]

My cellphone carrier is Mobilicity. Their "My Account" self-customer-service website runs an Amdocs Ltd. web application called Amdocs Multichannel Self-Service (AMSS). Anyone can visit Mobilicity's ...
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Last Pass to SafeWallet

How can I transfer all my password details from LastPass to Safewallet? I tried exporting the lastpass passwords into a csv and tried the custom csv option in Safewallet, but it gives error of ...
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Any way to stop LinkedIn from asking for my email account password so it can spam my contacts?

On a regular basis, after logging in to LinkedIn and doing something like accepting an invitation to be "added to someone's professional network", LinkedIn will ask for my email account password. It ...
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Do I have to worry if somebody tried to reset my Facebook password?

I have got this email earlier which asked me that I have requested t change the password of my FB account which I didn't. I refused the request for that and haven't changed the password of my Gmail ...
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Facebook account hacked, what to do?

Someone hacked my Facebook profile and my password has been changed by someone. I cannot change my password and the regular way doesn't work, I never become the e-mail of the new password in time, ...
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Twitter account still logged in on friend's phone

I just changed my password, but one time I used my friend's mobile phone to access my account using the add account feature. Sometimes she uses my account to write or read something, and she still ...
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How to reset Yahoo mail password when you forget secret questions but have email forwarding to another mail?

I have an old Yahoo e-mail address for which I forgot both the password and answers to secret questions. When I still knew the password, I have setup POP download on my current Gmail account so I can ...
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With Gmail's 2-step verification, what's the purpose of the “recovery email address”?

If I have a change in phone number, and the two-step stops working, is the recovery email address going to be all it takes to get back full access, or is that only going to be useful for a forgotten ...
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Why does Gmail keep “forgetting” my POP3 password when it checks a third-party account?

I have a Gmail account that's configured to check a third-party POP3 account located on another server. Every few days (apparently) Gmail stops checking mail from the POP3 account and reports that the ...
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Can you recommend a good password managing web app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a safe way to save passwords? It is for a company to manage our passwords on for various servers. It needs to be install-able on our server. It would be nice ...
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Does Hotmail offer two-factor authentication?

I've read multiple news articles that claim Hotmail offers two-factor authentication. One of the articles describes Hotmail's system, saying ...whenever you go to Hotmail...you can choose to get a ...
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What happens to a Facebook account when it is reported as compromised?

According to Facebook, If you believe your account has been compromised by another person or a virus, please click the "My Account Is Compromised" button below. We'll help you log back into your ...
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Last Pass is neither auto-filling or auto-logging in for my Facebook account

These are the settings I have for my Facebook account in LastPass: When I visit Facebook.com, there is no auto-login or filling the username and password: What's wrong?
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Google restrict services to application-specific passwords

Is there no way to restrict services for Google's application-specific passwords? Those passwords have almost full access to your account. It seems like design flaw. Eg. if I generate generate a ...
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Is Trello secure enough to store sensitive data like passwords and bank account information? [closed]

I am a huge fan of Trello. I use Trello for collaborative project management and to track progress of projects I execute on my own. And I want to use Trello for more. Specifically, I want to create a ...
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I changed my Hotmail password on the web site and I cannot login from my mobile clients

I changed my Hotmail password from the hotmail.com web site. I have a few mobile clients that use Exchange protocols to access Hotmail. When I updated my mobile clients to the new password, they could ...
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Retrieving past application specific passwords

I'm curious if there is a way to view past application specific passwords under Google's two factor authentication. Otherwise I figure they were for one time use and you can just keep cranking out ...
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Reset an @iolfree.ie e-mail password [closed]

The main e-mail address I use to sign up to websites is something @iolfree.ie. I've not signed into that site in ages. Instead, I have Gmail set up to sign in over POP3 and retrieve messages. I want ...
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Recover password for a Facebook Page [closed]

I have a Facebook Page, but I've forgotten the password and lost the e-mail address registered with it. I am an admin on my Page however, along with three others. How do I recover the password?
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Can I enforce a password strength requirement for my team on GitHub?

I am concerned to let any team member in with a weak password on my dev team but I do not see a way to enforce that as a requirement in GitHub. Is this possible? The concern is that a team members ...
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Accessing my Google Reader account without using my main Google Account password

Is there anyway I can access a Google Reader account without entering my main password that could be used to steal access to my other service accounts, like Gmail? I like to spend my free time ...
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Password management service - Web, iPhone and iPad - any ideas? [closed]

I'm looking for a password management service thats based in the cloud, has a web, iphone & ipad app, and is secure. I don't mind paying a bit for the apps but I'd like something without a monthly ...
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Gmail was accessed by IMAP from a different state, security measures to employ?

My Gmail account appears to have been accessed by IMAP from California. I am in Illinois. IMAP United States (CA) (208.87.200.182) 11:20 pm (38 minutes ago) Browser United States (IL) ...
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Self-hosted encrypted password managers [closed]

I’m curious whether any self-hosted password managers other than the Clipperz community edn exist? I’m currently using it, but it is crude, unfinished (from a UI/performance perspective), and appears ...
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Where does LastPass keep its local copy of the data?

Just try it. Close your browser, disconnect your computer from internet, open the browser and try to access your data on LastPass. It will be there. Because it's stored locally. In this forum topic, ...
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How can I get Firefox to remember passwords for banking sites?

I wish for Firefox v4 to ask to remember passwords on Windows 7 for many banking sites that somehow cause this feature to be suppressed. Is there a way in Firefox or a plug-in that will allow these ...
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How can I get mediawiki and wordpress to share login credentials in an intranet?

We have several products that our staff is required to use a login in order to use. Is there a way to get mediawiki and wordpress to utilize the same login information without manually setting each ...
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Google spreadsheet obscure fields with passwords

I would like to create a spreadsheet to manage my domain information in one place. I was thinking of creating rules that made dates red when registration and contracts were expiring and whatnot. I ...
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Why can't I change my password and login with Skype?

Why can't I change my password and login with Skype? I keep getting the following problem: As you can see, the button is still "grayed-out" and even though both password combinations are the same, ...
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How does application specific passwords with Googles two-factor auth work?

When you activate Googles two-factor authentication you will have to use some application specific passwords for applications that don't support two-factor authentication. How does the application ...
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Is it safe to use Google Apps For Business: Spreadsheets to keep track of passwords?

Google Apps for Business is supposed to be secure enough for corporate data, as described in their FAQ: http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/business/faq.html They say "We also undergo regular security ...
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Which apps that use Google Account sign-in are currently incompatible with 2-step authentication?

I decided to opt for Google's 2-step authentication for increased security. After setting up my Android device with the Google Authenticator and also configuring backup phones and printing out the ...
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How can I get notified if someone tries to prevent me from accessing my GMail or Yahoo! Mail accounts?

Let's say I have a GMail or Yahoo! account and another person knows my password. (I had to tell him the password because both of us are using the same account for a common purpose.) Now, is there are ...
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How is my password sent across when I check gmails/access bank site?

What encryption is used when my password is sent across in gmails/when I do online banking? RSA? DSA? Public-private key encryption?. In key encryption, which entity is assigned a public/private key? ...
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Is there anything like a “temporary password” service for websites?

I remember some time ago I discovered that my credit card's website had a "temporary virtual card" feature where it would generate an alternate number, which I could use to access my real credit card, ...
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How does LastPass store my passwords on their website?

LastPass advertises that they do local encryption of passwords before they are transferred and stored on their website. However, when I log in with my past password, I can access all my passwords in ...
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Gmail got hacked - how should I report?

My Gmail recently got hacked and quite a few messages were deleted. I got the password back, and they didn't send any email or try to impersonate me -- just deleted quite a few messages. Do you think ...
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I try to reset my Skype password and I get redirected to their big blog page

Anyone else has that problem? I try https://login.skype.com/account/password-reset-request and I get redirected to http://blogs.skype.com/en/.