Decrypt This: The Password Management Software Quiz
Password management software corrals all of your wayward little passwords together while keeping them out of the clutches of hackers. Curious about how this shepherding software works? Take our quiz to test your skills.
True or False: Password management software makes sure you keep all your passwords synchronized between accounts.
Which of the following has made the biggest impact on the need for password management?
personal computing at home
Why use password management software instead of just keeping a document on your computer with all your passwords listed there?
Your passwords are not hidden from view while they're on your screen.
The password file is as vulnerable to hacker attacks as other files on your computer.
Both a and b
How does Internet Explorer keep its saved passwords secure when you're using Microsoft Windows?
It doesn't do anything to keep saved passwords secure.
It encrypts the password file in your user account.
It saves passwords to the Windows registry.
True or False: Firefox saves passwords in a database.
Web browser features that save passwords leave those passwords particularly vulnerable to what type of attack?
Which of the following is the greatest threat to your passwords if you're using dedicated password management software?
someone reading passwords over your shoulder
malware obtaining your password data
a hacker logged in as you on your local computer
True or False: Aurora password management software can replace all the form-filling features available in Web browsers.
Which PC manufacturer took password encryption to the hardware level with a specially designed security chip?
Which of these password management options works on several different desktop and mobile operating systems?
the password manager in Norton 360 security software