Posts Tagged ‘keepass’

How to Display Hidden Passwords in Firefox

Friday, April 4th, 2014

As long as you’re relatively sure that nobody is looking over your shoulder while you’re logging in, why not display passwords?

Webmasters can define different input types when it comes to forms. From plain text fields to radio buttons, checkboxes and password fields. The core difference between text and password input types is that input is not displayed in the latter. Instead of seeing the characters that you enter or paste, you only see asterisks.
The main idea behind this is to protect the password from people looking over your shoulder.


The LastPass Security Incident – What I Did

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

This article provides a pretty good illustration of one of the major weaknesses of password management solutions; if they can hack their way into your password management solution, they’ve hacked their way into everything you thought was secure.

After finding out that there might have been a security breach at LastPass, a company known for their online password management solution, I quickly changed my master password and started to think about possible consequences.