Re: Bi-directional certificate authentication [vs. passwords]



Kristian Gjøsteen <kristiag+news@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

Paul Rubin <no.email@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I think it could be
useful to have the browser offer to generate random or diversified
passwords automatically when you create a new login somewhere.

You also need a working password sync mechanism. I have several computers
that do not share home directories.

Pretty much every plugin password manager (at least for Firefox) does this.
Some of them are very sophisticated, light-years ahead of the horribly crude
mechanisms built into the browsers, some of which haven't changed for 10-15
years. Have a look at something like RoboForms or Sxipper or KeePass, for
example.

Peter.

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