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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
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GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
ZurdoDev6-May-20 2:55
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GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
Richard Deeming6-May-20 3:26
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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
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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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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 Deeming6-May-20 23:21
mveRichard Deeming6-May-20 23:21 
Once again for those in the back:

For LastPass, as for any decent password manager, the database is encrypted locally before being uploaded. The encryption key is never uploaded. They do not have your passwords.

Unless you believe that they have some previously unknown means to crack AES-256, they literally cannot give your passwords to "the authorities", no matter how much pressure is applied.

If you don't trust them, and think that they might be coerced into inserting a back-door into the encryption to allow them to access your passwords, then use an off-line password manager. If you're completely paranoid and think that all off-line password managers are secretly uploading your passwords to their servers, then use pen and paper.

Whatever you do, just don't resort to reusing the same password on every site.



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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
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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
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GeneralRe: We beg, implore and beseech thee. Stop reusing the same damn password everywhere Pin
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