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LastPass

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Did you forget your password? LastPass to the rescue! LastPass is an application that will help remember your passwords.

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How does it work? Well, instead of memorizing multiple passwords, this app locks all the passwords for you. So you only need to remember one, the master password that will unlock LastPass and reveal everything hidden inside. The password vault also nicely organizes your passwords by site, making it easy for you to find that Facebook password or Dropbox code.

Now, if you are worried about the security of your information, On LastPass website, it informs that “Your data is sealed with AES-256 bit encryption, salted hashing, and PBKDF2 SHA-256.”

There are three different versions of LastPass:

Free Version

  • Start free on any device
  • Save & fill passwords
  • Secure notes
  • Password generator
  • Two-factor authentication

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Dashlane 4: Password Vault

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Dashlane is an award winning service that transforms your everyday online experience from mundane to convenience and automated ease. It other words, you have access to the fabulous online material a lot faster. Dashlane is one of the leading platforms for an ultra-secure digital wallet and best password manager.

One of the most current Dashlane apps is the Dashlane 4, which acts like password vault. In fact, the new app has quit a lot going for it and is in high demand.
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Features

The Dashlane 4 features password manager, autofill, digital wallet, top notch security, the ability to work on all platforms and secure sharing up to 5 items.

Pros

Dashlane 4 easily helps you manage the passwords you use to connect numerous websites. It is also compatible with the most popular browsers such as Chrome, Firefox and Safari. All that is needed is an easy extension install.

Another great feature is the ability to autofill a variety of information such as credit card data, personal information and forms. It will even fill in the CVV code from your credit cards. This feature alone makes online shopping a whole lot quicker and easier.

One of the most beneficial features is the Security Dashboard. It audits your content and looks for passwords that need changing. This is very valuable information. The Security Dashboard will tell you if the password is poor, weak, too old or to common. As well, it helps give suggestions to help create a better password.

Another benefit is that you can change your password in the Password Changer and it will automatically change it for that website. In other words, you do not need to visit the site to change the password. As well, you can do multiple sites at one time.

Cons

For beginners, the app is perfect. However, for the expert user the interface can get rather monotonous. There is a lot of handholding and step by step procedures, especially when the app is first launched.

Also, the browser extensions tend to be very demonstrative. For instance, for a new password and login, a modal interchange that obtains all of the browser’s input will display until you decide if you want to store your username or password. This is ideal for the beginner and gets them into the habit of saving all important data, but is mundane and slows down the experienced user.

Cost

The Dashlane 4 is a free download for the basic package. However, you can get the premium for minimal cost. Currently it is $39.99 a year. That averages to $3.34 a month. The premium offers some great extra features such as Secure Account Back-up, Sync Across all Your Devices, Unlimity Secure Sharing, Web Access to your Passwords and Priority Support.

As well, Dashlane offers the premium free for 30 days when you sign up.