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Lilbits: LastPass customer data stolen (included encrypted password vaults) and what you can do about it

You probably know that you should have a unique, secure password for every site you visit (unless you’re already living in the post-password world of passkeys). You also probably know that there’s no way you’re going to remember all of those unique passwords, which is why we have password managers like 1Password, LastPass, Dashlane, Bitwarden, […]

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Lilbits: LastPass limitations, Windows battery usage stats, and KDE Plasma 5.21

Popular password manager LastPass offers free and paid tiers. Once upon a time, you had to pay if you wanted to use the mobile LastPass app on your phone, but LastPass for desktop users was free. Then the company removed that limitation. Now it’s… sort of back. LastPass has announced that starting in mid-March, you’ll […]

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Password manager LastPass is now free to use on multiple devices

You know you should use a different, complex password for every website, app, and service you use… but remembering hundreds of passwords is a pain in the behind. And that’s where password manager tools like 1Password, Keepass, Dashlane, and Lastpass come in. They help you save hundreds of distinct passwords while only requiring you to […]

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LastPass password manager now free for mobile users (but unlimited sync will cost you)

LastPass is a most popular cross-platform, cloud-based password management utilities. Up until now the service has been free to use for desktop or notebook computers, but if you’ve wanted to use LastPass on a smartphone or other mobile device, you’ve needed to pay for a LastPass Premium subscription. Now LastPass is free for mobile users… […]

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LastPass, Dashlane password managers now offer auto-password changing

Want to keep people from logging into your online accounts without permission? Then it’s probably a good idea to use a different password for each service, use strong passwords, and change your passwords often. Password managers such as 1Password, KeePass, Dashlane and LastPass make it easy to do the first two of those things… and now Dashlane […]

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You know it’s a bad idea to use “1234” as your password for Facebook, your online banking account, and every site you visit. But how are you supposed to remember dozens or even hundreds of passwords? You aren’t — you should probably be using a secure password manager instead. LastPass is one of the simplest and […]

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Google Chrome for Android is dropping LastPass auto-fill support (but gaining better security)

Google is tightening security in its Chrome web browser for Android by preventing third party apps from injecting Javascript code into the web browser. For the most part that’s probably a good thing. Unfortunately the move means that you won’t be able to use LastPass or other third-party apps to auto-fill usernames, passwords, or other […]