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Password managers may not be as secure as you think

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#1 TheSentinel


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Posted 04 March 2017 - 07:33 PM

Password managers may not be as secure as you think

By Mihăiță Bamburic
Published 2017-03-03

Password managers are often pitched as a convenient way to secure online accounts. Their main appeal is that they can generate and store very complex, distinct passwords -- that would normally be virtually impossible for the average person to memorize (or for someone to crack) -- and the user only has to remember a master password -- that encrypts them -- to access those credentials.

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#2 Chachazz


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Posted 04 March 2017 - 10:51 PM

"A group of security researchers called TeamSIK has published a security assessment of nine popular password management applications on Android devices and found them all to contain security vulnerabilities."


"The team examined My Passwords, Informaticore Password Manager, LastPass, Keeper, F-Secure KEY, Dashlane, Hide Pictures Keep Safe Vault, Avast Passwords, and 1Password."


the operative word here is "Android".........https://www.scmagazi...article/640998/