LastPass’s Premium Features Are Now Free

LastPass, premium features are now free. Since it’s inception LastPass’s services have been free but you could not use a free account with a mobile device. Now even that is free. You must still get a premium account to to get some of the features including: Family Sharing – up to 5 users YubiKey &…

LastPass, Good For Now

October 13th on Security Now Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte had Joe Siegrist of LastPass to talk about the acquisition of LastPass by LogMeIn. Looks like for now Joe will remain at LastPass to run things. Joe said that LogMeIn had no plans to change things, at least for now. I gather from this conversation that…

LastPast Purchased by LogMeIn

A few days ago I learned that LastPass favorite password manager has acquisition by LogMeIn a provider of software as a service and cloud-based remote connectivity services for collaboration. I’m not sure where this leaves LastPass but for now I think it is OK. I would stay with LastPass until I hear something from Steve Gibson of Security…

LastPass Not Broken!

The news about the LastPass network breach has been completely blown out of proportion by the media. None of your private data has been exposed. What may have been exposed was a salted and hashed version of your email address, master pass-phase, per user salts and authentication hashes. All of this appears as random gobbledigook and requires…

What is LastPass?

LastPass Password Manager is a freemium password management service developed by LastPass. It is available as a plugin for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, and Safari. There is also a LastPass Password Manager bookmarklet for other browsers. LastPass seeks to resolve the password fatigue problem by centralising user password management in the cloud….


LastPass is a password management system.  It is available as a plugin for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari.  Widows, OS10, Linux.  There are mobile apps for iOS, Android, Blackberry and WindowsPhone.  LastPass syncs across all of these devices  securely.

How Much Does LasPass Cost?

LastPass could be call freemium service.  For the basic service you pay nothing forever but if you would like additional functionality like mobile apps or Yubikey support you must get the premium service for $12 per year. A real bargain!

LastPass With A Portable Browser

My favorite ways to access LastPass on a computer that is not mine is installing the plugin on a portable browser.  A portable browser is a web-browser; either Firefox, Opera or Google Chrome that you launch from a thumb-drive. Install one of these on any thumb-drive you have laying around. That old 256  MB one…

Master Passwords

To secure all of your passwords stored in LastPass you really should create a very strong master-password. This can be very difficult.  If it’s hard to guess it is hard to remember and if it’s easy to remember it is easy to guess. Entropy Entropy simply mean  randomness. Example: “Password” is a very poor example of…

More About LastPass

You can learn a lot more about LastPass lile secure-notes and form filling by watch all the LastPass screen-casts on YouTube.