KeePass (review) is an opensource password manager which helps you to manage your passwords .
All your passwords are kept in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key-disk. You only have to remember one single master password or insert the key-disk to unlock the whole database.
Databases are encrypted using very secure encryption algorithms (AES and Twofish).
A new version, 1.06, is available. (Thanks to the update alert built into the program.)
So I moved from Password Safe to KeePass. After some false start (remember to backup) the data was imported from Password Safe database into KeePass.
If you want to migrate the Password Safe database to KeePass, here’s how you do it.
- Use the Password Safe function to export to CSV file
File > Export To > Plain Text
- Import the text file into KeePass
File > Import From> PWSafe v2 TXT file
The mistake I made was to import the encrypted datafile which produces garbage. You need to export to plain text and import the text file.
I consider myself a security paranoid. When I sign up with a site, I use a different password, sometimes even different username. Over the years I must have hundreds of account accumulated on the internet.
To help with remembering, I started with standard menonics, then use associations. Then I became more lazy started using standard passwords for sites that I don’t really care about.
Still, the problem is how to manage passwords overload ?
Let me introduce KeePass .
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