Time to change your passwords: Data breach exposes 773 million email address, 21 million passwords

Troy Hunt, the security researcher behind the HaveIBeenPwned website has added a massive list of compromised email addresses and passwords to his database. The data set, called “Collection #1” has been circulating in some shady parts of the internet and includes 772.9 million email addresses and 21.2 million passwords — which have been dehashed (meaning […]

Google Chrome updates: new design, smarter omnibox and password manager

It’s been 10 years since Google introduced the first version of its Chrome web browser. Since then it’s become the world’s most popular desktop browser, and it ships on millions of Android smartphones. New versions of Chrome are released every six weeks, but some updates are bigger than others. Google timed some pretty big changes […]

Dashlane plans to “kill the password” with… a more advanced password manager

You probably know that you should have a unique, strong password for every app or service you use. But keeping track of dozens or hundreds of complex passwords is a pain, which is where password managers like LastPass, Dashlane, and KeePass come in. All you need to remember is the password for your password manager, […]

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 […]

Google and Dashlane unveil Open YOLO: Android API for password managers

You know you should use complex, hard-to-guess passwords for apps and websites that require a login. And you know you should use different passwords for each service. But typing [email protected] on your smartphone keyboard is a pain in the behind… not to mention remembering dozens of equally complicated passwords. Password managers like 1Pass, Dashlane, and LastPass […]

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… […]

1Password for iOS adds login creation tool, new app extension features

Agilebits has released version 5.2 of 1Password for iOS. The latest version of the password manager includes a new look, plus a handful of cool features that will hopefully make their way to the Android version of 1Password someday. One major update includes a new login creation tool that allows users to enter login information into 1Password on […]

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 […]

LastPass for Android now works with Chrome (and other apps)

Password manager LastPass has updated its Android app so that it can auto-fill usernames and passwords in Google Chrome and other Android apps. LastPass already offered separate plugins for the Firefox and Dolphin web browsers for Android, but this is the first time it’s worked with Chrome… albeit it’s not quite as well integrated with […]