Popular password manager app, Dashlane has been updated to version 4.0
The app as you may already be aware, is a cross platform one, available for iOS, Android, Mac and Windows devices.
The new update is available for all of the platforms, but we’re going to take a look at the Windows version’s update. First of all, the app’s UI has been given a major makeover, which is a refreshingly good one too.
Here is a screenshot of Dashlane 3, which in comparison with the v4 screenshot featured above, looks a tad dull.
Dashlane 4 has changed the colours of most areas, including the toolbar, and some buttons, to make it look more modern-ish. [...]
Trend Micro, the popular security research firm, and anti-virus maker, is the latest to have been at the receiving end of criticism from Tavis Ormandy.
The Google Project Zero engineer, has slammed the antivirus maker, for security vulnerabilities in its products.
Ormandy has previously discovered vulnerabilities, in products from ESET, Kaspersky, and AVG, to name a few.
The issue was that the Trend Micro antivirus, installs a password manager app, which was actually the vulnerable component. The app which starts automatically upon boot, was written in node.js makes several HTTP RPC (Remote Procedure Calls), which were open to arbitrary code [...]
LastPass has updated all of its browser extensions to version 4.0.
And the new version brings in a brand new UI.
The first change is to the dropdown menu, which appears when you click the LastPass icon. This is what it looks like in version 4.0.
Click on the LastPass Vault option. This will bring up a pop-up tutorial, which walks you through the new features and changes in version 4.0. Should you wish to view it again you can do so from the sidebar on the left of the Vault.
The Vault has a Card based look with a flat design, and a new Quick Add Button with a + icon. Click on the button to add a new site, secure note, form fill [...]
If you are a user who prefers to use a password manager app or service, chances are you might have heard about 1Password.
Well if you are a 1Password user, you may not like this. AgileBit’s password manager service has been found to store the user’s Account Metadata in plaintext format, in its 1PasswordAnywhere feature.
The discovery was made by a Microsoft Engineer, Dale Myers. He details about the issue at his blog, and mentions that the .agilekeychain file, which contains the password database of the user, houses a directory of files. One of these files, contains the Metadata of every single item in the 1Password database, and in plain text, i.e., [...]