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Questions tagged [passwords]

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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How to restore Gmail password if I still have an access to this account by redirection

I added another Gmail account to my primary Gmail account years ago through the Accounts and Imports option. I can get and send emails to/from this account, but I cannot log in into this account ...
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Turn Off All Google (Gmail) Security

I want to turn off all gmail security and nonsense. Like back to the days when a SECURE PASSWORD was good enough. I travel a lot and have different cell phone plans for different countries I'm in. ...
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Require two factor authentication on Facebook

I'd like to set up 2 factor authentication on Facebook that uses my phone. In Facebook's security settings I've gotten to "Set Up a Third Party App to Generate Codes". It gave me a QR code to scan ...
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Getting 2-factor Gmail authentication code from Sweden mobile number

I have been facing a serious problem for many months. Usually I get a 2-factor authentication code from 51501 when I am supposed to log into Gmail. But for months I am getting a code from a Sweden-...
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Someone can recover my gmail account by guessing the account creation date

Google has a function which allows you to recover your gmail account by submitting the account creation date. Someone guessed mine successfully, and was able to recover my account and use it for their ...
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G-suite passwords not accepted on bulk upload

I get this back after a bulk upload of children users: ACTION_FAILED:PASSWORD_INVALID I used a random generator and pasted its VALUE into the password column, so instead of =CHAR(RANDBETWEEN(65,...
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Does LastPass browser extension store my passwords locally on browser storage?

Does LastPass browser extension store my passwords locally on browser storage? Is it safe? LastPass browser extension working insights required to confirm safe & secure logins to web application ...
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Gmail: Phone number, 2FA and recovery

I'm trying to secure all my accounts, changing passwords, ... so I read many threads about password security, 2FA and I remembered these things : passphrase are better, must be different for each ...
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Do Google app passwords expire?

I manage a shared email account (in Gmail) for a small organization. I have 2-factor authentication turned on and had generated an app password for an external app that accesses the inbox via IMAP. ...
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Select how you want to unlock your account: Unlock e-mail sent

When I went to reset my spam trap account on iCloud, to see how it operates, I was presented with: and: Why is my "real" account worse-protected by not allowing me to reset the password? My "spam ...
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Choose the option to reset your security questions

I expect to see: but see: and then: Not knowing the phone number, how do I proceed? The clear, explicit, and wrong directions specify: Reset your security questions Go to iforgot.apple.com. ...
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Google recovery doesn't send a code to my iPhone

I'm trying to reset my Google password on my Mac laptop. After I type in my last remembered password, I get a message that I will get a reset code sent to my iPhone. But it never comes. I get my ...
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AWS cannot remember or paste password

Hi my AWS remote desktop used to remember the password. Now it asked for it at the administrator login window. (I'm using a very long password from my company). The problem is I can't copy/paste the ...
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G-suite passwords need resetting on bulk upload

We use G-suite to manage users on an educational project. Our admin console looks like this: I created the users by uploading an csv file with relevant columns. This is ours: MacBook-Air:...
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Can the “Suspicious Sign In Prevented” message from Gmail be sent in error?

I have multiple Gmail accounts. There's this particular Gmail account which I have not signed into for a pretty long time. The forwarding address for this Gmail account is set to my MAIN Gmail account,...