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help me find a great password manager

Old Sep 29, 2012, 1:38 am
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help me find a great password manager

here are my buying criteria:

1. cloud based, so I can save on Dropbox, but NOT saved on the vendor's site or just locally...

2. open source would be a huge plus

3. can import from 1password, firefox, etc.

4. uses a VERY strong encryption standard (as Truecrypt for instance does)

5. works across mac, various mobile devices, without any real effort to keep things synced

Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 4:52 am
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I'm using Dashlane with Windows and Android devices. I have no idea if it meets your needs.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...dashlane&hl=en
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 5:48 am
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You want it to automatically upload to the cloud for syncing, but not upload to the vendor's website? That rules out lastpass, which is otherwise a favorite.

You might be able to separate password management from cloud syncing. For example, save the password file to a dropbox folder.

This includes a review of some password managers from a security expert: http://www.grc.com/sn/sn-347.txt
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 7:21 am
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Browse here, multiple options discussed in great depth. I personally recommend 1Password

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/trave...ing-gmail.html
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 7:31 am
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Originally Posted by richard
here are my buying criteria:

1. cloud based, so I can save on Dropbox, but NOT saved on the vendor's site or just locally...

2. open source would be a huge plus

3. can import from 1password, firefox, etc.

4. uses a VERY strong encryption standard (as Truecrypt for instance does)

5. works across mac, various mobile devices, without any real effort to keep things synced

Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks

Most password programs just create a text based list and parse it when you open the encrypted folder containing them. If you're familiar with Truecrypt, just keep them in a text file and encrypt that file via TrueCrypt (Using AES-256)
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 7:52 am
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LastPass does everything you want, except it saves the passwords to lastpass.com.

LastPass encrypts everything on your local computer before sending it to lastpass.com, so they never see your passwords. It also never sends your master account password to them (they just store a hash of the password), so only you ever know your password.
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 8:04 am
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Is there something about 1Password you don't like?
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 8:16 am
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Did none of the suggestion in this thread
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/trave...-overload.html
help you?
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 10:20 am
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Roboform should work for you; you can elect to save all your passwords locally (into a Dropbox folder).
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 10:36 am
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1Password

+1 one password rocks
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 10:19 am
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I use KeePass and then save its DB in my Google Drive. Not web-based, but it seems to work pretty well.
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 11:18 am
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I use lastpass and love it.
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 11:19 am
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Originally Posted by nkedel
I use KeePass and then save its DB in my Google Drive. Not web-based, but it seems to work pretty well.
Yep KeePass is great, I keep the file on the cloud but the app in my pocket.
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Old Oct 1, 2012, 2:38 pm
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Originally Posted by richard
here are my buying criteria:

1. cloud based, so I can save on Dropbox, but NOT saved on the vendor's site or just locally...

2. open source would be a huge plus

3. can import from 1password, firefox, etc.

4. uses a VERY strong encryption standard (as Truecrypt for instance does)

5. works across mac, various mobile devices, without any real effort to keep things synced

Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks

Are you currently using 1password? (#3) Doesn't it meet your specified needs? I haven't used it, but from what I have read, it's one of the best.

BTW, if you can get beyond requirement #1, I am a lastpass user and I love it.
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Old Oct 1, 2012, 2:42 pm
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I just use my FT handle as the password for all my accounts. Makes it super simple to remember.
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