New Video: The Password Trick


What if you could create a different password for every website you used and still remember those passwords? The Password Trick explains an easy-to-use formula for all your password needs. You’ll have strong passwords that are easy to remember and 99% of the time you’ll get in to the website on the first try! Click here for the handout.

You can also access this video and all the Hack Genealogy videos at the Hack Genealogy channel on Vimeo.

You can also access the slide show below via Slideshare.

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Thomas MacEntee
Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.

3 Comments on "New Video: The Password Trick"

  1. This was an excellent webinar! Thank you

  2. I use a similar system, along with LastPass. Instead of an initial cap, my first two letters relate to the website name, in all caps – like EB for Ebay, AM for Amazon, US for USAA, etc. I then have a core password, but I didn’t think of adding the character to the end. Good tip!

    At the office, because I have to change my password frequently, I use my core in combination with numbers relating to the month and year. coreword72013; coreword82013 and so on. That way I don’t have to worry about repeating a password, which is not allowed. And I should always know what month it is!

  3. I used a fun system pre-computers (and still do) for hacking magazine subscriptions. I signed up for “Cooks Illustrated” with the name “Julia Rojo”, and for “Time” with “Nelly Bly Rojo”, and for “Reader’s Digest” with “Louisa May Rojo” (get the pattern?) etc. etc.. They when I got junk mail I could trace where it was coming from… I never thought about a similar thing for passwords. Thanks so much!

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