Need Password Manager? Try PassPack

If you hop around on different computers a lot (or not), need a password manager, but don’t want to leave them on a USB drive (or your hard drive), try PassPack. It is available 24/7 via internet, and you can also download a copy for your computer.

It uses AES-256 encryption, which is the encryption standard used by the U.S. government. (Please, don’t bring political issues into here — I’m a geek, not a column writer!). Not even PassPack can get into your account.

It also gives you the option to destroy your account whenever you want. And if you’re worried about keyloggers on public computers, you can create a disposable login.

Give it a try, let us know what you think.


6 Responses to “Need Password Manager? Try PassPack”

  1. pern0808 Says:

    If you’re looking for a new take on this old password protection problem you should check out Lastpass ( strong local encryption and locally generated ‘salted” hash means Lastpass doesn’t know/access/use your password. Plus it was built with usability and portability in mind – IE, Firefox plugins or as a web-app – so you don’t have to change you online behavior to use it and get the benefits – also aimed at social web sharing with the ability to share logins w/ friends/family without showing your password – pretty cool and getting strong early reviews at lifehacker and in other places. Try it and share what you think

  2. aimeewilbury Says:

    Thank you for the link. I’ll add it to my bookmarks. 🙂

  3. markingegno Says:

    Thank you for your post! We’ve just released the possibility to associate an Google – and OpenID and Windows Live – account and log into Passapck using them.

    Here’s the blog post explaining how: [with videos]
    We’d love to hear your thoughts.

  4. aimeewilbury Says:

    That sounds very interesting. Pretty cool.

  5. Tony Says:

    I just don’t trust internet services having access to anything except the password for that service. It’s why I never use the add friends from email option on websites.

  6. aimeewilbury Says:

    I keep all my passwords in the safest place — my head! But in case of emergency (brain injury maybe?), I have them backed up onto a CD. I don’t even use a password manager installed on my computer.

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