👍 #845 - Why Password Managers are Safer than the Alternatives
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I understand the fear of password vaults, I really do. Putting all your eggs in one basket seems like a scary thing. Not only do I understand, but I hear it from readers all the time.
And yet, I am firmly convinced that using a password vault -- any reputible password manager -- is significantly safer than any of the alternatives you might be using.
This week's featured article, Why Password Managers are Safer than the Alternatives, explains why.
Also this week:
- What to look at when video stutters, stops and starts, while you're watching it.
- How to know if the email message that bounced back went to anyone at all.
- Separating YouTube from Google. Possible, just not obvious.
Gary and I spent most of this week's episode geeking out over some of the new tech featured at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and reminisce a little about in-person CES's in the past, and how we're kinda looking forward to getting back to a crowded tradeshow floor some day. All that, what we're reading, watching and playing, and more. TEH 124: Cool future gadgets out now at CES, good reading and board games.
I hope you're well & healthy. See you next week,
This Week's Featured Article
Why Password Managers are Safer than the Alternatives
Password vaults really are your most secure solution
If you're not using a password manager, you're likely compromising your security more than necessary. Here's why using one is safer.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
Dealing With Video Starts and Stops While Watching: Two Common Causes and Three Possible Solutions
|There are common causes, and sometimes simple solutions, for a video that starts and stops as you watch it. |
Did My Bounced Message Get There?
|When an email message comes back to you because of a problem, exactly who did or did not get the message can be confusing.|
Can I Have Different Passwords for YouTube and Gmail?
|A Google account includes Gmail, YouTube, and much more. If you want to keep those services separate, you'll need separate Google accounts.|
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Why Password Managers are Safer Than the AlternativesIf you're not using a password manager, you're likely compromising your security more than necessary. Here's why password managers are safer.
Dealing With Video Starts and Stops While Watching: Two Common Causes and Three Possible SolutionsThere are common causes, and sometimes simple solutions, for a video that starts and stops as you watch it.
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