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1Password has none, KeePass has none... So why are there seven embedded trackers in the LastPass Android app?
2021-02-25 18:39

A security researcher has recommended against using the LastPass password manager Android app after noting seven embedded trackers. German infosec bod Mike Kuketz spotted LastPass's trackers in analysis produced by Exodus, which describes itself as "a non-profit organization led by hacktivists [whose] purpose is to help people get a better understanding of the Android applications tracking issues."

1Password has none, KeyPass has none... So why are there seven embedded trackers in the LastPass Android app?
2021-02-25 18:39

A security researcher has recommended against using the LastPass password manager Android app after noting seven embedded trackers. German infosec bod Mike Kuketz spotted LastPass's trackers in analysis produced by Exodus, which describes itself as "a non-profit organization led by hacktivists [whose] purpose is to help people get a better understanding of the Android applications tracking issues."

Free password manager alternatives to LastPass
2021-02-22 14:07

With the free version of LastPass now limiting where you can sync your passwords, here are a few other options. LastPass has typically gotten kudos as an effective password manager.

LastPass password management app: A cheat sheet
2021-02-18 17:08

TechRepublic's cheat sheet about LastPass is a quick introduction to this password management app, as well as a "Living" guide that will be revised periodically as new updates and versions are released. Executive summaryWhat is LastPass? LastPass is a robust password management tool available on most computing platforms and as a browser plugin.

LastPass to limit fans of free password manager to one device type only – computer or mobile – from next month
2021-02-16 23:27

The free version of LastPass - which people use to store passwords, notes, credit card details and so on - currently works across devices; a single login will give you access to all the associated data. From March 16, users will be required to choose which "Active device type" they want to use for the free service.

LastPass Free to force users to choose between mobile, desktop
2021-02-16 15:57

Today, LastPass began emailing customers of their Free service with news that starting on March 16th, 2021, users will no longer be allowed to use the service on both mobile and computer desktops simultaneously. According to this email, LastPass Free users will be able to use the service on their Android and iOS mobile devices simultaneously but not on computers or vice-versa.

LastPass stores passwords so securely, not even its users can access them
2020-01-20 13:24

Password manager LastPass appears to have had a big night out on Friday, to the point where the service needed a lengthy lie down over the weekend. LastPass since three days I can't log-in, getting message "An error has occurred while contacting the LastPass server. Please try again later."

Log us out: Private equity snaffles Lastpass owner LogMeIn
2019-12-18 12:04

World+dog hunts for new password manager Remote access, collaboration and password manager provider LogMeIn has been sold to a private equity outfit for $4.3bn.…

LogMeIn updates its LastPass Identity solution with passwordless login for business customers
2019-12-06 03:30

LogMeIn announced the next major update to its recently released LastPass Identity solution that introduces new ways for an employee to access their work without needing to type a password. This...

Two enterprise-worthy password managers: LastPass and RoboForm
2019-10-02 08:44

Everyone in your company needs a password manager -- and there are lots of great options. But two cross-platform tools rise above the rest, thanks to their excellent support for enterprise networks.