• How to lock down dropbox to others on my computer.

    How can the dropbox on my computer be protected from others that also use my computer?

    JamesChaloupek5 pointsBadges:
  • Correct password won’t open Excel doc in an attachment

    I have a password protected Excel document. I can open it with the password. When I send it as an attachment, I get a password is incorrect message.

    ronirothstein15 pointsBadges:
  • Self Service Password Reset

    I want to implement self service password reset for an Active directory domain that will be used by a program and it based on user/password details. I want to provides the option to users perform self- update of their accounts without any help.

    edrineliot5 pointsBadges:
  • Can’t remember Password

    I can't get into my gmail account because I forgot the password. And to change it I need to put in the last password I remember, when I created it, and when the last time I logged into it was. I don't know any of those things. What can I do?

    justin1235 pointsBadges:
  • Help regarding self-service password reset software

    I am looking for AD self-password reset software. Though, I am already using a tool for this in my company but its license it bit costly for us. Some of the functionalities I am expecting the tools are given below: User should be able to reset password from other’s system as well. If the tool is...

    erskinecaldwell15 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Administartor problem recovery

    how can i bypass the windows administator password?

    Shahira15 pointsBadges:
  • I cannot logon to my Windows Server 2003 with my password.

    I cannot logon to my Windows Server 2003 with my password. What should l do?

    WindowsServerATE335 pointsBadges:
  • Password registration

    When registering a password a specific site will not let me use allis chalmers 7010 for a password?  What is the problem?

    wachholtz35 pointsBadges:
  • How to retrieve passwords in Thunderbird via HDD?

    How does Thunderbird 8 store passwords and how does one retrieve them via HDD? I would usually use NirSoft, but it's not compatible with Thunderbird 8.

    ITKE361,615 pointsBadges:
  • Is there really a security advantage when it comes to spittling a password?

    I've been reading more and more about the LANMAN (LM) hash and I'm having trouble understanding some of the concepts. Is there really any security advantage when it comes to splitting a password, encrypting the two halves separately, and combining the halves to form one hash? Or is it just more of...

    ITKE361,615 pointsBadges:
  • Lotus Notes security: Changing image for password

    I've recently noticed in Lotus Notes that when it asks for my password, it always shows a screen with a picture that appears to change after a new character is entered (after the fifth character).Now I'm not sure if this is security related but is this a way to distract an attacker from looking at...

    ITKE361,615 pointsBadges:
  • Which is more secure: Forgotten password or reset link?

    I've been recently been doing some studying on different security topics and I came across this: Is it more secure to send out a password reset link when a user forgets their password or send the original password unencrypted in an email? Now obviously I know not encrypting a password is bad...

    ITKE361,615 pointsBadges:
  • Security implications of a password blacklist

    Does maintaining a password blacklist on database create any security risks?  Basically, I'm looking to create a list of 500 or so commonly used passwords to stump very basic automated spambots.

    ITKE361,615 pointsBadges:
  • Why do websites force us to use passwords of a specific length?

    What is the reason that websites have very specific directives about the type of password and it's length that you can enter (8 characters with 2 being numbers, etc.). Are there technical reasons why its this way other than to stop stupid people from entering passwords that are easy to crack?

    ITKE361,615 pointsBadges:
  • Does a sysadmin know your password?

    I'm a software engineer at a small company. We've been having problems with our email hosting service. Not so much the company, but the service. While working through the issue with our sysdamin, he asked me for my password and I gave it to him without thinking. Later, it occurred to me that no one...

    ITKE361,615 pointsBadges:
  • Security: Sending a password / username over HTTPS

    Inside of my friend's website, when a user logs in, they send their username / password to him over HTTPS. Besides having a SSL, there isn't a special obfuscation of the password (it's living in memory in the browser).Is there anything else he should do to tighten security? Should he keep it...

    ITKE361,615 pointsBadges:
  • Tellabs 532L DACS password

    Does anyone know how to reset Tellabs 532L DACS back to the factory default of TELLABS?

    comstock5 pointsBadges:
  • Hashing passwords: Is it a good idea?

    Now, I'm not sure if this is the best idea so that's why I'm trying to start this discussion. For hashing passwords, should we use hashed passwords as the salt?$passwd = 'foo'; $salt = hash($passwd); $finalHash = hash($passwd . $salt);The $finalHash is what would be stored in the database. I do...

    ITKE361,615 pointsBadges:
  • Passwords stored in memory: Is it safe?

    I recently realized when you save a password in a variable, it's actually stored as plain text in the memory.I know the OS does a good job by forbidding processes from accessing other allocated memory. But isn't it still bypassable? Is there a safer way to store passwords to make sure processess...

    ITKE361,615 pointsBadges:
  • Generating strong, unique and memorable passwords

    Can someone help me with good strategies for generating personal passwords that are unique and strong, but easy to remember?

    ITKE361,615 pointsBadges:

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