Are you still using weak passwords?

Week passwords are still a very big problem for the Internet. People are still using “password”, “123456”, and many other notorious expressions. These days if you not using a password manager like Lastpass to generate long, secure passwords and store them, you are not doing your due diligence to protect your information. Here’s Steve Gibson…

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 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.