Entries by Brett

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Easily find duplicate passwords in your logins

As pointed out by Glen on our post about the Gawker hack, there’s an easy way to quickly determine where you’ve used a certain username/password combination, whether it’s already been compromised or you just want to improve your web security before something happens (we recommend the latter). You probably know by now that the only […]

Hide and Lock 1Password at the same time!

Our own Jamie Phelps has put together a couple of [Automator Workflows](http://www.macosxautomation.com/automator/index.html) for Mac OS X which can be used to quickly hide or minimize 1Password and lock it at the same time. You can add a shortcut key and make it all happen with a single key combination! *Using the directions that follow will […]

Lessons learned from the Gawker hack

From Commenting Accounts Compromised — Change Your Passwords – Gawker: If you’ve registered an account on any Gawker Media web site (that includes Gawker, Gizmodo, Jalopnik, Jezebel, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, io9, or Fleshbot), and you didn’t log in using Facebook Connect, then it’s best to assume that your username and password were included among the […]