Security

Password Management for the [Somewhat] Common Man

Thoughts about the seemingly only option for free, cross-platform password management

Aaron Kanter

8 minute read

123456, password, qwerty In the offchance you’ve been living under a rock lacking internet access for the past several years, passwords and account information are leaked on a frighteningly regular basis. Amazon forced some portion of its customers to reset their passwords around Black Friday 2015. Over 30 million Ashley Madison accounts’ details were leaked last summer including a plethora of personal details in addition to passwords. Back in 2013, more than 130 million Adobe user names, emails, encrypted (but unsalted) passwords, and clear-text password hints (do not ever use real password hints) were loosed upon the internet.