Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Delboy2424, Sep 23, 2010.
As in topic title - is Roboform worth having on the pro version and is it safe?
Well if you are using the free version and it is too limited for what you want then it is probably worth getting. Fairly cheap so whether it is worth it or not depends on whether you will get enough return on the purchase price or not. That will vary from person to person. As far as safe goes. What do you think could be unsafe about Roboform? All it does is fill in boxes for you with info you have saved. I honestly can not think how that could be unsafe.
I started using Roboform Pro in 2008. I couldn't operate without it now. It is definitely a tool that ALL internet marketers should have. It saves you a TON of time when logging onto various Social Media sites, forums, membership sites, email, etc.
There is a free app called LastPass which is supposed to be comparable to Roboform, but I haven't tried it since I have Roboform.
Cheers! - "Wiz"
whatever you do, do not get one off a warez site as there will be a key logger on it.
I use an auto fill plugin in firefox, they say it does the same thing as the roboform but m not sure. =) Well it is free so I don't have to complain =)
I only ask as I have had the free version for some time which served the purpose many years ago, but as time has gone on my number log-ins etc has increased.
I have learnt the hard way this last week with a forum hacked and my ftp credentials changed so if using the paid pro version is safe (ie cant be hacked) then I will deffo purchase this.
Is anyone aware if there have been instances of hacked roboform credentials and stored info - they do advertise it as the best security but as we all know anything is possible...
If my pc was compromised, can this info be easily extracted from Roboforms database was the query...
I was on the fence about Roboform Pro for awhile. I have now had it 6+ months and believe it is one of the better purchases I've made. Go for it or wait for the Nov. sale - price drops like 50%.
OK.. my mind was headed down a different path. My understanding is that all the passwords are encrypted and if you auto-forget the master password nobody can access the info even if they have access to your computer. Now I would imagine a keylogger would be able to snag the password if someone was able to install one on your computer but once that is done every program is pretty much screwed anyway.
I am using it on more then 50 computers and so far I am very happy with it... LOL you couldn't survive in IM without it... It's indeed one of the basic things which you require first... About safety I think it's safe but I can't say about keylogger... I scan my computer for virus and malware daily to keep every thing safe.
Do remember nothing on the internet is safe regardless of how many encrypts, security, latest technology, etc. that it has.
I've used roboform in the past for unimportant stuff like some social bookmarks, etc.
So don't think there's anything safe out there because there isn't.
Use roboform for stuff that you can afford to possibly lose and not be bothered with, so in other words, don't put bank accounts, paypals, etc. into roboform.
I totally agree... dont put anything like bank accounts, paypal, your own personal emails on roboform.. Ive been using roboform for filling up profiles.. its a great help..
Anyone have a decent discount code for this?
I have to say that I can't operate it without it and don't how I did before getting it.
It is definitely a must have for any internet marketer.
A couple of ideas for adding another layer of safety.
Get the portable version and put it on a flashdrive. I have mine on a Sandisk crusier and it loads automatically (after the computer has booted up) and I can move it between mulitple computers. The Sandisk U3 lauchpad also has an eject button for easy removal.
You can password protect the whole Sandisk and/or the Roboform program.
Tips on not losing your flashdrive. Get an extention cord so your flash drive is connected on your desk, not to the USB port in the back where you are more likely to forget it. Attach a ribbon, key ring, dog tag (you can buy these at Wal-Mart and put your name on it) to it. Get a flashdrive carrying case to put it in. The case will also keep the plug cleaner.
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