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If I save a password for a scheduled task, or in a service's logon credentials, is it safe? It seems to me that Windows saves this password encrypted somehow, but since Windows has to decipher it, so ...
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The web seems to be flooded by password removers. I'm however on the other side. I'm interested in security of my files. If I have a WinRAR archive (> 1 Mbyte) and use a password (> 6 characters ...
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I am trying to recover the password for one of the logins on a SQL 2005 (SP3) database. There seem to be a large number of tools out there to do this. I'm a little nervous of running a tool against ...