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#1 OFFLINE   dpeters11

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:22 PM

Twitter got hacked earlier this week, affecting 250,000 accounts. I have gotten no indication that mine was included but changed my password anyway. Fortunately, they say that the information was encrypted and salted.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:31 PM

I received an email from Twitter tonight that mine may have been compromised and that Twitter had reset my password.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:44 PM

If you reuse that password anywhere else, you might want to change those as well, just to be safe. Though if they really are salted, it's a minor risk.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 10:10 PM

It was a unique password generated by LastPass.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:16 AM

Good answer :)

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:31 AM

Love LastPass, but our company just killed my access to it from the office (and all other auto-synchronizing programs like DropBox and Evernote). Trying to find out if I can use a YubiKey in its place.

I'm getting to old to remember and there are to many sites requiring passwords.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:42 AM

Love LastPass, but our company just killed my access to it from the office (and all other auto-synchronizing programs like DropBox and Evernote). Trying to find out if I can use a YubiKey in its place.

KeePass + FreeFileSync + USB Drive. This is what I use for my primary password source, and then LastPass for secondary.
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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:36 AM

Thanks Mark. Something I'll certainly research.

Edited by trh, 02 February 2013 - 03:22 PM.
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:46 PM

They are hiring for a security position, someone that knows two factor authentication. As long as I can use my Yubikey, I'd be happy, like with Google Authenticator.


http://news.cnet.com...authentication/

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:06 PM

Love LastPass, but our company just killed my access to it from the office (and all other auto-synchronizing programs like DropBox and Evernote). Trying to find out if I can use a YubiKey in its place.

I'm getting to old to remember and there are to many sites requiring passwords.

just tape them all to monitor :lol:

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 07:02 AM

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 08:33 AM

OMG! Now people who don't even know me can find out what I had for breakfast!

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:02 AM

McDonald's? :)




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