Foxmarks Updates, Adds Password Syncing

Foxmarks Updates, Adds Password Syncing
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Firefox only (Windows/Mac/Linux): Popular bookmark-syncing Firefox extension Foxmarks has expanded to support password syncing between your browsers. Many of you have been looking for a good way to sync your passwords since Google discontinued Browser Sync, and now Foxmarks is filling that very need. We told you Foxmarks had been testing password sync a few weeks ago, and now the latest version of the extension bears the fruits of that labour. Once you’ve updated, syncing your passwords is as simple as ticking the checkbox next to Passwords in the Sync tab of the Foxmarks preferences. You’ll need to set a pin to secure your passwords (Foxmarks uses AES 256-bit encryption), but Foxmarks takes care of the rest. It’s not as comprehensive as syncing your passwords with Dropbox and KeePass or 1Password since Foxmarks only syncs browser passwords, but if that’s all you need, this one’s a winner. Thanks Dennis!


  • Hi Adam. Full disclosure here: I work for, which offers small businesses (or nomadic professionals, as we like to call ourselves) an innovative way to share documents and work together on a “virtual fileserver.” I read your post on Dropbox and how you use it to synchronize passwords, with great interest.
    I just wanted to add NomaDesk to the mix, because it comes with security features specifically geared towards the digital nomad, such as local encryption and “remote shredding” with TheftGuard. That means that your password file will actually be encrypted on each of your PCs. You only need to remember the NomaDesk password to unlock the virtual fileserver. In the event that one of your PCs gets stolen you can shred it remotely.
    Anyway, I would appreciate your review – in due time.


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