Secure your passwords using a password manager and never forget your precious keys again.
Many articles recommend not to use the same password on all your accounts, other articles recommend not to use the functions of Connection of Google or Facebook so how to remember all your passwords? Using a password manager.
Firefox, the best browser to protect your passwords
Once Firefox installed, when you type a password on a site, the browser will offer to save it. Just click Save to start saving your passwords.
To prevent a malicious person from recovering your passwords, it is now time to secure your passwords! To do this, go to the menu Options Firefox available at the top right of the screen. Then click on “Options”. Finally, move to “Privacy and Security” and scroll down to “Login and passwords”.
Check the “Use a master password” box and enter a master password to set a master password. Once done, you will now need to type your master password to view the other passwords.
To go further, you can also decide to create a Firefox account from this page and synchronize your passwords. So if you lose your computer, it’s broken, stolen, or just change it, you can easily find your passwords in a minute.
On other browsers and on mobile, prefer Dashlane
Dashlane is one of the most popular applications in terms of security. Available on desktop as on mobile, it wants to be a real safe sheltering your personal data. You can try all of its features for free for a month. The full version costs € 39.99 per year.
Launch the application and enter your email address. Choose a first password that you can easily remember, in order to validate your account.
Dashlane is open, then click on “File”> “Import passwords” and “All browsers”. The program will fetch all the identifiers (email addresses, nicknames and passwords) already saved on your web browsers and compile them securely.
A Dashlane extension is then installed on your browsers. Very practical, it allows you to connect automatically to all the services used. No need to enter your credentials, a click on the Dashlane logo is enough.
Good to know: if you register for a new service, Dashlane will remember your new identifiers.
On mobile, the process remains the same. It is even improving since it invites you to use the digital sensor as a password common to all services. To activate this identification mode, open the application then go to “Settings”. From there, activate the “Fingerprints” function and register your fingerprints.
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