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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Password protected download for community

Our school has a document that they want to share with the parents of the school. We'd like to be able to send a link and password to the school's mailing list. I know that this isn't the most secure ...
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How to prevent repeated Firefox password requests when I don't want to login? [migrated]

I use a Firefox master password, so every time I visit a site with saved credentials, it prompts me for that, which is fine if I want to login. Sometimes, however, I don't want to do anything that ...
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YouTube contact/support email?

I asked a question here:Forgot YouTube account and Password but didn't get a good answer what to do. I know that this will be difficult to fix for me. So my last option is contacting youtube and ...
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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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How is my password sent across when I check Gmail and access a bank site? [closed]

What encryption is used when my password is sent across in Gmail mails and when I do online banking? RSA? DSA? Public-private key encryption? In key encryption, which entity is assigned a ...
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Setting up “emergency shutdown” for Google account triggered by entering special second password

Sometimes a captured person can be forced to disclose a password for his online services. It would be useful if those services have ability to set up an additional password, which can tell the service ...
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Business Class Edition [duplicate]

Can I set the password length to 8 chars (Upper,Lower,Number,Special)? Do the passwords ever expire? Can I set it to 90 days? Does Trello use Single-Sign-On?
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How to enable Application Passwords for an account in Office365 Business

I asked this question on Superuser: Does Office365 have application passwords like Google does? While I had my question answered about Office 365 Personal (I found that application passwords are ...
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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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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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Protect emails from deletion in Gmail

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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How do I change my password on ebay?

Where in the maze of configuration settings is this located?
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How do I delete or merge a Facebook account I no longer have email access to?

I set up a Facebook account with a school email address long ago, when only school email addresses were allowed. I graduated and no longer have that email address, nor access to it. I have also ...
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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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Gmail password recovery [duplicate]

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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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My Gmail password has been changed by someone

Yesterday when I tried to access my Gmail account. I was not able to access it. It was showing me that password is wrong even though I haven't changed the password. (Later on I recovered password ...
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How to I safely log on to gmail from an un-trusted PC?

I have just got back from holiday, I was not willing to check my email form the hotel’s “internet café” PC, as I could not think of a way of eliminate the risk that it had a “password logging” worm, ...
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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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How to retrieve forgotten Hotmail password

I have forgotten my Hotmail account password. What is the procedure to retrieve my password? Note that I'm not asking where the link is. I want to learn about the procedure (i.e. if they ask me about ...
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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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Is there a safe way to save passwords?

I have a lot of passwords from various websites. I never use the same one twice, but the problem is that I keep forgetting them so I want to save them somewhere. If I'm on the same computer I can save ...
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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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Any free online service which keeps track of all the passwords automatically?

I don't want to enter the password to a site to keep the record. I want a service which automatically catches the passwords and stores it.
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How to retrieve forgotten Yahoo! Mail password

I have forgotten my Yahoo! Mail account password. What is the procedure to retrieve my password? Note that I'm not asking where the link is. I want to learn about the procedure (i.e. if they ask me ...
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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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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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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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Retrieving my Flickr password

A good year or so ago, I set up a Yahoo/Flickr account for myself mainly to reserve my username. I've tried logging in again and can't remember my password at all! Stupid of me, I know, but it's OK ...
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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/.
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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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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 ...