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If you haven’t got around to completing the Australian Census yet, you need to do it right now. From September 23, census holdouts will start to receive less-than-friendly visits from the ABS. If you don’t have a sufficient excuse for not submiting the form, you could face penalties of up to $180 per day. If you’ve forgotten your Census login code, are concerned about privacy or have no idea what’s going on, here’s what you need to know.
Video: Password managers are an easy way to improve your password security. If you’ve ever wanted a physical device that could hold passwords instead, Adafruit has you covered.
There was a time when all it took to be a great password manager was to keep your passwords in an encrypted vault. Now the best password managers give you the option to sync or keep passwords local-only, change web passwords with a click, and log in to sites for you automatically. This week, we’re looking at five of the best options.
If you’ve been using Dropbox for over four years and you haven’t changed your password since then, then two things are true. One, you haven’t been reading Lifehacker very long. More importantly, two: Dropbox is about to make you change it.
We all know the limitations of strong passwords, or of reusing passwords, but the most common ways passwords are stolen are the simplest, and the least technical. This video from The Media Show explains how those methods work and what you can do about it (using puppets, too).
1Password, one of the most popular password managers available, has announced a new subscription plan for individual users. The plan runs $US2.99 ($4)/month and is available for the first six months for free.
We already know that most users’ clever passwords aren’t protecting them from hackers. It turns out that the complex password requirements most sites ask you for aren’t doing as much to help either.