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Malware warning: passwordstrength.net

Postby shovenose » May 14th, 2011, 5:05 pm

Well, it's a pity, since it seems like quite a useful site.
But every time I go there, my anti-virus detects something.
And I'm not the only one. Other people with different AV softwares were having this problem too...
so try to avoid passwordstrength.net and DO NOT put your passwords in :thumbsdown: :no:
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RE: Malware warning: passwordstrength.net

Postby RWenger » May 14th, 2011, 5:58 pm

The WOT scorecard for the site is highly negative.

http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/passwordstrength.net
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RE: Malware warning: passwordstrength.net

Postby shovenose » May 14th, 2011, 6:10 pm

They probably harvest all the passwords...
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RE: Malware warning: passwordstrength.net

Postby RWenger » May 14th, 2011, 6:32 pm

I wouldn't doubt if they checked your browser to see what sites you have cookies with too.
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RE: Malware warning: passwordstrength.net

Postby Kong » May 20th, 2011, 3:55 pm

That doesn't sound good... Are you saying that, not only the website knows the HWI password, but can save cookies so that they can get more valuable details...?
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RE: Malware warning: passwordstrength.net

Postby shovenose » May 20th, 2011, 7:51 pm

Wait what?
The password site has.nothing to do with HWI, (which is a good thing)...
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RE: Malware warning: passwordstrength.net

Postby Klinc » May 30th, 2011, 11:03 pm

Why not just use the lastpass add on to generate a secure password for you?
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RE: Malware warning: passwordstrength.net

Postby Morsec0de » June 3rd, 2011, 7:39 am

Just use an alternative site for this. I recommend passwordmeter.com
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RE: Malware warning: passwordstrength.net

Postby shovenose » June 3rd, 2011, 11:41 am

That's a cool site, morsecode!
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