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I use LastPass because it is very secure. The simple test: if you lose your password for the password manager, can the company recover it? If so,their security is unacceptably low. LastPass does pass this test; all data is encrypted on your device, and no unencrypted data ever leaves your device(s). LastPass securely syncs among all my devices (Mac, iPhone, iPad, Windows PC...)  so my data is always available on every device. AES 256 bit encryption is great, but only if properly implemented. LastPass creates the key from your email, password and more (for the techie, a unique random "salt" and then passes it though an algorithm designed to create 256 bits of seemingly random bits over 100,000 times.All that and more is necessary to make the encryption really strong.

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I use Keychain because it is built into Apple computers, tablets, and phones and is free to use, and syncs across devices. So if you’re in the Apple ecosystem you’re all set. You’re article should have mentioned it. 

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LastPass.  Great product.  Great value.  Most of the IT people I know (I'm still one) use it.  Follows me no matter which browser I use no matter which device (home, work, iPad, iPhone).

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1Password

 

I like the ability to change a password on my iMac and, within minutes, my iPhone and my MacBook know the new password.

 

 

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I have used LastPass for several years and love it! User friendly. Although I use the free program, the few times I've needed to contact Customer Service, they have answered promptly. Paying customers receive expedited responses. LastPass also offers the free option of adding someone who can access your account in case something happens and you aren't able to access it yourself, due to illness for example.

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No password manager. We keep a document updated on all userid/password/challenge questions. As others have stated, password manager is just as vulnerable to hacking as anything else.


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I'll manage my own passwords , thank you. Written down where only I ( and hubby) can see them.

Nothing is safe online !

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I starting using ewallet several years ago, and it was fine but I have been having technical issues with it and I can't reach anyone to help me. It makes me nervous to think that these password managers are created by unknows and then the company or individuals disappear and you are STUCK and unable to get service if there is a problem.  I also wonder if the people or companies creating these managers have access to your passwords?

 

 

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@lucky1338, If I had not already been satisfied with Dashlane, Kim Komando's recommendation alone would have been enough to opt for Kaspersky. For those of you who are still on the fence about a password manager, you can't go wrong with Lucky1338's choice. Otherwise, here are Reviews for the Six Top Password Managers. Take your time and choose wisely.

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I use Kasperski.  Recommended by Kim Komando.

 

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