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Use KeePass in both Windows and Android

You keep your passwords safely stored in KeePass on your Windows PC. Here's how to access them in Android, as well.

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5 password managers that protect your personal data too

Call them "password managers," but these digital vaults secure credit card numbers, bank account information, and more.

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Can a hacker use a brute-force attack to steal an online password?

Given enough time and computing power, a brute force attack can theoretically crack any password. But is that a real threat to Internet accounts?

Kickstarter hacked; logins, encrypted passwords accessed

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User data was stolen, though credit card information remained intact, Kickstarter said.

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Log into Windows 8 without having to type a strong password

An online password should be long and complex. A Windows login password should be easy to type. Windows 8 expects you to use one password for both. I offer three solutions.