Re: OT: LinkedIn Hacked

Subject: Re: OT: LinkedIn Hacked
From: yehoshua paul <yehoshua -dot- p -at- technicalwriting -dot- com>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 07:33:58 +0300

I use AppBox Pro on my iPhone it has a wallet app that allows me to save
the account information for everything I am subscribed to, which can be
password protected.

Yehoshua Paul
Community contributor and documentation expert
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On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 7:24 AM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:

> On 6/6/2012 4:18 PM, Ken Stitzel wrote:
>
>> I work for a company that does this for cloud applications. You sign on
>> once, say at your company's internal home page, and then you can securely
>> access a variety of cloud/web applications. But this is a more of a
>> business/enterprise-level product. (Too bad, because I'd love my own
>> version at home.)
>>
>
> It was an Amazon cloud product that facilitated the LinkedIn troubles. Is
> the cloud really safe?
>
>
> Nick Parlante's advice via Dan Goldstein is good.
>>
>
> I agree.
>
>
> You can always tell a
>> family member the suffix or keep it with emergency papers.
>>
>
> Yikes! No. If I felt comfortable enough to give someone (still in this
> country) my house key, then maybe.
>
>
> The XKCD cartoon
>> about password strength (http://xkcd.com/936/) that someone mentioned is
>> actually a fantastically informative bit of instruction. (Mouse over the
>> cartoon for extra punch-line. ;)
>>
>
> I like that. Maybe I will just append a site-specific password with XKCD.
> Hmmm...
>
>
> But sometimes it's a pain to retype everything. I have a spreadsheet of
>> username/passwords but keep it in an encrypted file or thumb drive using
>> True Crypt (http://www.truecrypt.org). Some security concepts seem
>> daunting, but this is a fairly easy product to use and it's free.
>>
>
> My issue is that I lose papers and files with that information, so a
> portable app would be nice. Right now I just use browsers that remember
> passwords, a text file, and "click here if you forgot your password" links.
> I think I need a better system.
>
>
>
>
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Follow-Ups:

References:
OT: LinkedIn Hacked: From: Ron Hearn
Re: OT: LinkedIn Hacked: From: Lauren
RE: OT: LinkedIn Hacked: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: OT: LinkedIn Hacked: From: Lauren N. Hart
Re: OT: LinkedIn Hacked: From: Mark Giffin
Re: OT: LinkedIn Hacked: From: Lauren
RE: OT: LinkedIn Hacked: From: Will Husa Documentation Solutions
RE: OT: LinkedIn Hacked: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: OT: LinkedIn Hacked: From: Ken Stitzel
Re: OT: LinkedIn Hacked: From: Lauren

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