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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

XL5G3 Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, NX2V1, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 235: Hasty Treat - Get Gud at Passwords & Password Management



Mar 30th, 2020

Hasty Treat - Get Gud at Passwords & Password Management

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about security and how to get good at passwords.

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Show Notes

7:35 - Setting passwords

  • Absolutely 100% must be unique for EVERY SINGLE WEBSITE

9:38 - Generated passwords

  • Make a sentence: lovetoEatPizza
  • Decide on casing
  • Make your own algorithm:
    • 3rd letter replaced by 4th letter of domain
    • number on end is double the number of chars in the domain

13:52 - Use a password manager

17:45 - Password manager tips

  • Turn off your browser password manager - this is a crutch and causes them to become out of sync and this is why I see people annoyed by them
  • For the love of god, make you master password something you can remember
  • You can add family members to your plan that will approve it
  • 1password's Watchtower feature

20:50 - Biometrics

  • Face ID, Touch ID
  • Blood

21:37 - 2FA codes

29:55 - Text message codes

  • Don't
  • My sister got sim jacked, PayPal drained, phone number was gone for 7 days
  • Lock transfer - ask your phone provider - mine has voice recognition

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