Category: Security

The Master Password

I started this article as a checklist for creating a strong master password for a password manager. I had to include some background information about passwords in general, so here we go!

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Phishing Attack!

In the light of recent complaints from my friends and relatives about their passwords being stolen, and attempts to steal their one-time-password (OTP Codes), I decided to put together this article. First thing first – when someone accesses your Facebook account, it’s not that someone hacked Facebook to gain access to your account. In fact, you might have given your password to them without even knowing that you did.

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Use Password Managers

Password managers are the tools (desktop and mobile apps) that help you store your passwords and other confidential information securely. Some of the tools are available for free, whereas some tools require you to pay a monthly fee. Once you download and install a password manager in all your devices, the passwords are automatically synced in all your devices. This article tries to convince you to use a password manager and insists you use one, even if you are not convinced.

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