Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security
User Name
Linux - Security This forum is for all security related questions.
Questions, tips, system compromises, firewalls, etc. are all included here.


  Search this Thread
Old 08-13-2007, 05:31 AM   #1
Ze MoreirA
LQ Newbie
Registered: Aug 2007
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
Posts: 18

Rep: Reputation: 0
Storing passwords

Is storing passwords in Firefox safe? If not please recommend a good password manager. We are buyers on many online stores and change passwords frequently, I can't remember them all
Old 08-13-2007, 06:41 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Dec 2005
Location: Massachusetts, USA
Distribution: Ubuntu 10.04 and CentOS 5.5
Posts: 3,873

Rep: Reputation: 332Reputation: 332Reputation: 332Reputation: 332
There was a recent report that the password manager in Firefox is not safe.

I don't trust any password storage application. If you are at home then maybe you could write the passwords down. Keep the paper with the passwords in some place that isn't obvious like in a vase. If you are at work then keep the paper with the passwords in your wallet.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Suggestions for storing passwords on FreeRadius kemplej Linux - Software 0 03-11-2005 01:08 PM
Sync MySQL passwords with local account passwords? turbine216 Linux - Software 2 02-18-2005 04:15 AM
Completely uninstalling MySQL and its passwords I locked myself out! Baix Linux - Newbie 2 01-30-2005 05:10 PM
Software for storing numerous id/passwords Nick1104 Linux - Newbie 2 03-11-2004 11:19 AM
Is there a way to sync Samba passwords with linux user passwords MarleyGPN Linux - Networking 2 09-09-2003 11:59 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:26 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration