Tag: LastPass

Checking Your Adobe Account for Recent Hacking

Adobe attracts regular attention regarding the security of its products most notably its Adobe Acrobat Reader and Flash software. However, Adobe was caught out more recently for losing millions of customers information containing email addresses and passwords along with the password hints. The major problem that was uncovered after this came to light was the …

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A Safer Way to Save Your Wi-Fi Passwords

The problem with Wi-Fi networks these days is that while you can control the password used on your own networks you can’t do the same for other Wi-Fi networks that are not under your control. This can make keeping track of passwords difficult particularly if you choose not to have your operating system remember them, …

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Store Secure Notes with LastPass

It’s so very tempting to write down sensitive information like passwords and PINs or store them in text messages in your mobile phone but it can’t hurt to take some extra security precautions to ensure that this information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. Recently, I kicked off the passport renewal process¬†given that my current …

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Take the Time to Randomise Your Evernote Password

I won’t harp on too much about the recent security breach with regards to Evernote as it has received sufficient coverage. However, if you do happen to use a password for this service that is common with other services you use then you should seriously consider using a random password across all websites that you …

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LastPass Sentry – Even More Password Protection

While this is a couple of months old I thought I would share this anyway as I thought this was a really neat feature. If you use LastPass as your password manager across your browsers you can execute a check of your account credentials through use of the LastPass Security Challenge. It will scan all …

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Don’t pay Full Price for LastPass and Xmarks Premium

Here’s another quick tip for this evening. For those of you who use either LastPass Premium or Xmarks Premium by themselves but have fancied picking up the other service after LastPass acquired Xmarks last year you should probably remember that these services are available in a bundle. Normally, these premium services by themselves cost $12 …

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Network Traffic Anomaly Detected in LastPass Service

For those that don’t know, LastPass is a fantastic free service that takes care of your password management for websites plus other neat things such as automatic form filling and random password generation. I’ve used this for a while myself across multiple computers (under Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome), my iPad and Samsung Galaxy S …

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