Articles tagged: LastPass
Can I Still Use LastPass Safely?
Selecting another password manager is now the common recommendation. I’ll review what you can do if you elect to keep using LastPass.
What’s the Best Password Manager in 2023?
The best password manager is the password manager you’ll use (within reason, of course).
LastPass Breach 2022: My Recommendation
LastPass has lost my trust. Here’s what I’m doing about it.
What to Do About the LastPass Breach
The most recent LastPass security incident has many people concerned.
What You Need To Do About the LastPass Hack
A portion of LastPass was breached. Here’s why it’s not a disaster, and why I’m not leaving LastPass.
What If Password Autofill Won’t Work?
Password vaults are sometimes unable to auto-fill fields. There are several ways to work around this.
LastPass Password Manager and Vault
One of the challenges with current online safety advice is keeping track of multiple different secure passwords. LastPass not only does that, but does it securely across multiple devices.
Responses to Your Three Common Password Manager Objections
Password vaults are a common recommendation by security professionals to improve your online security. Why do so many resist?
No Email from LastPass? Dealing with Sign-In Problems
While travelling, I signed in to my LastPass account only to be told I needed to confirm an email message that never arrived — or so I thought.
What Should I Do About the Changes to LastPass Free?
LastPass is changing the terms of their free service. Find out if you’re affected, and what to do if you are.
Why Password Managers Are [Still] Safer than the Alternatives
If you’re not using a password manager, you’re likely compromising your security more than necessary. Here’s why using one is safer.
Password Vaults and LastPass – Ask Leo! Live
A discussion of why password managers are SO important, followed by a demonstration of LastPass, and of course some Q&A.
Installing Edge and LastPass – Ask Leo! Live
I walk through downloading an installing Microsoft Edge, and then downloading and installing LastPass, followed by some basic demonstration of LastPass.
How Do Password Vaults Enter Passwords?
Detecting and filling in sign-in forms is a password vault’s most basic feature. I’ll look at how that works, and what to do when it fails.
Password Checkup: A Recommended Chrome Browser Extension
Password Checkup is a browser extension that tells you if the password you’re using has been discovered by hackers.
How Can I Use a Password Manager for My Security Questions?
Password vaults are good at keeping track of passwords, but not answers to security questions. There is a technique you can use to help.
How Do I Back Up LastPass?
It’s important to back up LastPass, because unexpected things happen. What you do with that backup, however, is critical.
Enable Two-Factor Authentication in LastPass
Your LastPass password vault is full of exceptionally important data. Add additional security with two-factor authentication.
Possible LastPass Phishing Vulnerability
News broke over the weekend regarding a potential phishing vulnerability that could lead you to give a hacker your Lastpass master password.
BoxCryptor, TrueCrypt, LastPass … Oh My!
BoxCryptor, TrueCrypt, and LastPass all have had issues appear in recent weeks. I’ll review what those are, whether to panic, and how I’m looking forward.
How do I change my LastPass master password?
It’s not something we do often, but occasionally it’s important to be able to change your LastPass master password.
What happens when applications die?
It pays to prepare for, or at least think about, the day that the application on which you rely stops working or is no longer supported. In some cases preparations are simple. In other cases it may have you consider alternative applications.
Is LastPass Still Secure?
LastPass recently disclosed a couple of already-fixed vulnerabilities. It appears that the vulnerabilities affected exactly no one. In my opinion LastPass remains secure. And in fact, the company should be lauded for its openness.
How Do I Disable Remembered Passwords in My Browser?
Web browsers aren’t necessarily the most secure approach to saving your login passwords. I’ll show you how to disable the feature and clear out any previously remembered passwords in IE, Firefox and Chrome.
Is It Safe to Stay Logged in to My Password Vault?
Remember, the goal is to keep malware off your computer, not to try and manage it once it’s watching you. But there is another security hazard you may not be thinking about.
Is application-provided encryption secure?
Lots of people keep their passwords and sensitive information in documents or spreadsheets sporting a password. Is that really safe?
Does My Information Get Deleted from the Cloud If I Delete the Associated Software?
Make sure you understand how any software you use keeps personal data in the cloud and the steps necessary to delete, or secure, that data.