Password Recovery from stolen hard drive

Bazooka Joe fastfish at
Tue Apr 13 18:19:59 UTC 2010

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 10:23 AM,  <p.echols at> wrote:
> Last night my laptop was stolen.  Is it possible for an attacker, having possession of the hard drive, to determine my login password?
> How about stored in Thunderbird for email login?  Browser cache and / or firefox saved passwords?
> Thanks!
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The short answer is yes.

But as the other poster pointed out it is unlikely. I would still
change your passwords - it can't hurt.

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