Password Managers

If you are like me, you are probably using unique password for every account you have.  When you have dozens and dozens of accounts, it will be difficult to remember all the random passwords.  Password managers to the rescue.  As secure as these password managers developers claim their product to be, there are nonetheless vulnerabilities as I recently was notified about one of these called Lastpass.   A flaw was discovered by Google’s Tavis Ormandy of Project Zero.  Though no malicious activity has not yet been reported, the developers quickly scrambled to patch the security holes.

If you use password manager like Lastpass or 1password, please make certain you have the latest version with all the security patches in place.  Despite such scary news, a password manager is far more secure than Post-it Notes or committing passwords to memory.

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