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LastPass got hacked I think.

That's why I prefer KeePass, it's all locally stored -- nothing but my own equipment. Well, and my Google Drive account, but I consider that heavily protected.

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I would suggest KeePass as well, it's a great tool. Nowadays the number of login information you need to remember is just too much when you don't want to use the same password over and over again plus use a secure one, too.

The only thing you should make sure when using a master password to protect your password tool is that you have a way to regain it somehow, in case you forget it.

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Well, and my Google Drive account, but I consider that heavily protected.

Just a note, even if my Google Drive was compromised and someone got my key file, it would take them forever to brute force my key.

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The LastPass hack didn't affect anyone with a strong password.

Unless its a random sequence of upper case, lower case, symbols and numbers and a decent length, or 5-6 random non usual words with upper & lower case & symbols & numbers your password might not be as strong as you think.

Apparently these password cracking computers clusters can do 350 billion guesses a second.

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Speaking of LastPass

LogMeIn buys LastPass password manager for $110 million | Ars Technica

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I am not sure how I feel about this...? Worried?

I mean, LogmeIn is great rdp software, the central admin works great, and hamachi is fantastic, but all of it is WAY overpriced for small business and I hope they dont redeploy LastPass as another pricey asset. It was born free and fully capable, and should stay that way.

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Like Mike, I've been using KeePass + Google Drive for a while now. Works very well.

If you want to lock down your Google account further then enable 2-Step Verification.

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