Trying to remember all your passwords, especially with different platforms requiring different combinations, can be tricky, which is where password managers come in handy as they can help users remember and even automatically fill out login information. LastPass is one of those password managers and it seems that they have seen an uptick in usage.
The only problem with password managers is that once a person has access to your master list, you’re in big trouble. This is why password managers usually have an added layer of security to prevent users from accessing the master list unless they have a master password, or in the case of LastPass where they created an app requiring users to scan their fingerprint or enter a PIN (this acts […]
Popular password management service LastPass has announced today that it’s hiking up the rates for its premium service. The company has decided to double the cost of its premium tier to $24 per year. It has also removed some features from the free plan in a bid to push users to pony up cash for the premium offering.
Passwords are generally a personal thing, but sometimes certain things might be required for sharing. For example if you and your partner share the same bank account, then obviously both of you would need to know the password, and the same can be applied to other things like paying the bills for phone, internet, utilities, and etc.
It is usually suggested that we use different passwords for different services, as opposed the same one. The idea is that should someone get ahold of one of your passwords, only that account would be compromised as opposed to everything. However remembering all these passwords can be a chore, which is where password managers like LastPass comes in handy.
If you’ve been meaning to start using a password manager then you may want to check out LastPass. It’s already one of the most widely used password managers and today the team announced that it’s making one crucial feature free for all users. Starting today, users can use LastPass on any device, anywhere. It will automatically sync their passwords across smartphones, tablets, and PCs for free. Anything saved in LastPass […]
While passwords might have been a good day way back in the day, these days with hacking tools becoming more sophisticated, and with people still being lazy with their choice of passwords, two-factor authentication is probably one of the better ways of ensuring accounts stay secure, and it looks like LastPass wants to help with that.
Every week, you hear about another hack or Internet scam. Often, hackers have been able to force a user password. This article will help you understand what a strong password is, and what it means. You will then be able to pick a strong password that is easy to remember for you, but hard for others (or machines) to guess.
Many people tend to use password managers since they have to login to so many different sites on the internet and it can be a chore to remember different passwords for different services unless you have the unhealthy habit of using one password for all of your online accounts. LastPass happens to be a popular password manager and a security researcher is now warning that those who use it should […]
As some of you guys have heard over the weekend, popular password manager LastPass was recently acquired by remote-access service LogMeIn. While the resources from LogMeIn will no doubt help to further develop the password manager, there are probably some LastPass users who might not be too pleased by the news.That being said it seems that to capitalize on LastPass’ sale and/or the unhappy LastPass customers, AgileBits has announced that […]
If you have a ton of passwords to remember and you’d rather not write them down on a piece of paper or notebook, then password managers might be a tool you could be interested in. However if you do use password managers like LastPass, you may or may not have received an email from the company informing you that they have been acquired by LogMeIn.For those unfamiliar with LogMeIn, they’re […]
A very well known password management app called LastPass has gone free for smartphones, users get completely free access from their smartphones and they can even sync across smartphones for free. The same is also true for tablets so this is quite a good option for mobile device owners who have been looking for a robust password management application. New users can get started with LastPass free on Android, iPhone or Windows […]