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GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
MadMyche6-May-20 8:35
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GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
ZurdoDev6-May-20 1:21
mveZurdoDev6-May-20 1:21 
GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
Member 79891226-May-20 2:27
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GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
Richard Deeming6-May-20 2:44
mveRichard Deeming6-May-20 2:44 
GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
ZurdoDev6-May-20 2:55
mveZurdoDev6-May-20 2:55 
GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
Richard Deeming6-May-20 3:26
mveRichard Deeming6-May-20 3:26 
GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
ZurdoDev6-May-20 3:32
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GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
Richard Deeming6-May-20 3:49
mveRichard Deeming6-May-20 3:49 
ZurdoDev wrote:
An assumption.
No, a statement direct from the horse's mouth:
Security | LastPass[^]
What Happens if LastPass Gets Hacked | Our Security Model[^]

Also backed up by other sources - for example:
Is LastPass secure enough? | NordVPN[^]

Back in 2017, one user discovered that the URL of the site wasn't being encrypted, whilst everything else was:
PSA: LastPass Does Not Encrypt Everything In Your Vault | Hacker Noon[^]
It's up to you to decide whether that concerns you enough to avoid the product.

ZurdoDev wrote:
You seem to be assuming that something like LastPass will never be hacked but other websites could be hacked.
Read my message again. I explicitly mentioned the possibility of their site being hacked. D'Oh! | :doh:

The difference is that if it happened, the hackers would get a database containing encrypted data, and would have no access to the encryption key. They would not have your passwords.

Compare that to the level of code often seen in QA - passwords stored in plain text, or at best using unsalted MD5 hashes; SQL Injection vulnerabilities everywhere; I've even seen people trying to store your password in an unsecured cookie to implement a "remember me" feature!

ZurdoDev wrote:
I just find it interesting that a bunch of developers would think trusting a single site is the only way to do it.
As I said, if you don't trust LastPass, use a different password manager. Use one that stores your passwords off-line if you prefer.

Unless you're in a shared workspace with people you don't trust, even a notebook with your passwords written in it would be better than remembering a single password and using it everywhere!



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GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
ZurdoDev6-May-20 3:54
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Richard Deeming6-May-20 23:21
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GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
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GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
Richard Deeming7-May-20 0:27
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