LastPass

A reliable and secure password manager combining both web service and software.


Summary
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License Free (Limited features)
Link https://www.lastpass.com/
Packed with features such as automatically filling in passwords, and accessing your passwords anywhere.
The free plan only supports for one device type.
Details

LastPass is a one of a kind product. Most password managers are either online or software only. It is the combination of both web service and software. With the web service, you can access your data anywhere. The software which runs on your computer allows you to view your data even when you’re not connected to the Internet.

When you install the software, the plugins for supported web browsers, such as Firefox and Chrome, are automatically installed. The plugin allows you to automatically fill forms. You will be logged in without even a click. You can always disable it if you don’t like it.

One thing I really like about LastPass is the Password Generator. The Bookmarklet is a lifesaver if you’re on Chrome, Opera or just about any browser that supports JavaScript. The Bookmarklet does not have all the features of the plugin though, but it does allow you to fill passwords and forms, which is all you actually need. Did I mention you can store unlimited passwords? I personally have over 100 passwords stored on LastPass.

If you’re worried about security or reliability, then let me tell you LastPass is as safe as it can possibly get. It uses the same encryption algorithm that the US Government uses for top secret data. The key to decrypt the data is only known to you, so the database is meaningless to hackers. All encryption/decryption occurs on your computer, not on the servers. This means that it does not travel over the Internet and it never touches the servers. The entire site is encrypted and verified by Comodo.

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