Are you moving out of Lastpass?

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teriab33

Lastpass was a good password manager app all the while, since they are now planning to charge about 2000 rupees p.a. from March 16th 2021. Planning to move out to an alternate free one.

I have zeroed in on the free Bitwarden app.

What password manager are you looking as alternative to Lastpass?

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That’s sad.
Norton password manager is a good alternative.
Personally did not like Bitwarden that much besides it’s open-source.

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i use Bitwarden, satisfied
only downside, passwords are stored in cloud, in some form

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Majestic wrote:

i use Bitwarden, satisfied
only downside, passwords are stored in cloud, in some form

I am using Chrome built in password manager, is this not safe ? rolleyes

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LastPass, has announced a major change to the way the free tier of the service works. Starting March 16, 2021, users of the free tier will be limited to using the service on either just desktop or just mobile.
They are only changing device access if you want both mobile and laptop then pay for subscription else keep using free on laptop.

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I’ll be continuing the free version for my desktops, just need a good mobile alternative.

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kool wrote:

I am using Chrome built in password manager, is this not safe ? rolleyes

chrome is not known for respecting privacy anyway

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Why do guys need password manager hushed Just remember them wink

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ZNZ wrote:

That’s sad.
Norton password manager is a good alternative.
Personally did not like Bitwarden that much besides it’s open-source.

Any limits in norton password manager

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BlueFlash wrote:

Why do guys need password manager hushed Just remember them wink

Would have been possible, only if you use the internet for receiving and sending email, like 20 years ago.

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I’m using 1Password. Got a 1 year family plan for free last year.

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teriab33 wrote:

Would have been possible, only if you use the internet for receiving and sending email, like 20 years ago.

Not exactly; I have different unique passwords for each of the various websites that I login + different pins for each of my 19 cc+dc; and I just happen to remember them rolleyes

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@BlueFlash

Good for you. I can remember only a couple of login passwords. If the google login button is available, I try and use only that. Saves me from creating and remembering another username and password.

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Using enpass and bitwarden. Got free lifetime subscription to enpass few years back. Only problem is that we need a desktop client to use browser extensions which can get difficult.

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I moved to bitwarden couple of days ago after recommendations from other more tech savvy users. Importing from Lastpass was seamless and it works just like Lastpass. My reason of switch was mainly due to security concerns, as I’m told BW is better in that respect due to being open source and all.

I thought Lastpass is only charging users who want to use the app on multiple devices, like and pc and mobile both, or are they charging for using PC version alone?

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ithehappy wrote:

I moved to bitwarden couple of days ago after recommendations from other more tech savvy users. Importing from Lastpass was seamless and it works just like Lastpass. My reason of switch was mainly due to security concerns, as I’m told BW is better in that respect due to being open source and all.

I thought Lastpass is only charging users who want to use the app on multiple devices, like and pc and mobile both, or are they charging for using PC version alone?

They now categorized access as either from mobile devices or computer devices.

If you using on computer devices like web browsers or chrome extensions, you cannot use from mobile devices like phones, tablets, watches.

They are not charging to use from computers, provided your means to access lastpass account remains only from computer related devices.

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Majestic wrote:

chrome is not known for respecting privacy anyway

Majority of internet works on google tech nowadays so this argument is quite weak by itself. A better argument would be that to compromise chrome inbuilt password manager a hacker/malware has to compromise your pc while to compromise lastpass they will have to hack lastpass servers & anyone can guess which is easier.
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BlueFlash wrote:

Not exactly; I have different unique passwords for each of the various websites that I login + different pins for each of my 19 cc+dc; and I just happen to remember them rolleyes

I suggest to at least write some of the important ones among them in a notebook at home. Speaking from experience, this approach of yours sooner or later always ends up in some issue.

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guest_999 wrote:

Majority of internet works on google tech nowadays so this argument is quite weak by itself. A better argument would be that to compromise chrome inbuilt password manager a hacker/malware has to compromise your pc while to compromise lastpass they will have to hack lastpass servers & anyone can guess which is easier.
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chrome is based on chromium and not an open source while chromium itself is open source
so chance of comprising privacy info is more when using something in which you don’t know whats happening behind scenes

so for me its more about disclosed code or not where private info stealing game begins

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BlueFlash wrote:

Not exactly; I have different unique passwords for each of the various websites that I login + different pins for each of my 19 cc+dc; and I just happen to remember them rolleyes

What’s the length of ur passwords? Does it have special char ,numbers , cap letters ? Humanly it’s not possible to remember unique passwords for every website nowadays unless ur a superhuman

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It’s not only the hassle of remembering passwords, you also have to keep changing them every 1-3 month. I usually use randomly generated ones which are weird in weirder ways. I’ll stick to LP on Desktop & Laptop. Looking at BitWarden for mobile. Thank you for suggesting

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Majestic wrote:

chrome is based on chromium and not an open source while chromium itself is open source
so chance of comprising privacy info is more when using something in which you don’t know whats happening behind scenes

so for me its more about disclosed code or not where private info stealing game begins

Microsoft itself is not open source & most likely 99% of users here are using that only. There are also all the websites on which you have created an acc incl amazon, flipkart etc where all your real world details like phone numbers & addresses are present. You have a much more chance of your details being compromised from shopping sites(like what happened with bigbasket) than chrome(assuming it is not your own pc which is compromised by malware in which case everything else is irrelevant). sunglasses

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guest_999 wrote:

Microsoft itself is not open source & most likely 99% of users here are using that only. There are also all the websites on which you have created an acc incl amazon, flipkart etc where all your real world details like phone numbers & addresses are present. You have a much more chance of your details being compromised from shopping sites(like what happened with bigbasket) than chrome(assuming it is not your own pc which is compromised by malware in which case everything else is irrelevant). sunglasses

If you simply want to deviate the discussion to disadvantages of using internet, can’t do much here.

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Majestic wrote:

If you simply want to deviate the discussion to disadvantages of using internet, can’t do much here.

I want to point out the deviation, saying chrome password manager is less good only because of privacy reasons is not a correct statement because as you mentioned it leads to deviation(if your statement was valid then it wouldn’t be the case in the first place).

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teriab33 wrote:

@BlueFlash

Good for you. I can remember only a couple of login passwords. If the google login button is available, I try and use only that. Saves me from creating and remembering another username and password.

I created only one password with some fix characters and some variable ones. The variable characters are based on certain pattern/rules which I created for my convenience.

For every login anywhere, the fixed characters are always same while variable characters change based on what website/email/account I’m logging in. That way, even though I have just one password, I still have a different password for each website, email or account. For sure, I don’t need a password manager to store one password.

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cocay wrote:

I created only one password with some fix characters and some variable ones. The variable characters are based on certain pattern/rules which I created for my convenience.

For every login anywhere, the fixed characters are always same while variable characters change based on what website/email/account I’m logging in. That way, even though I have just one password, I still have a different password for each website, email or account. For sure, I don’t need a password manager to store one password.

Exactly this. You just need to remember the algorithm to generate the password. Use a pattern where the website name itself is the main key, manipulated by some fixed characters that you decide.
Example, reverse the website name, replace some letters by special chars and append by your lucky number 3:
Flipkart – [email protected]!Lf3
Amazon – [email protected]@3
Google – 3!g00G3
Be creative, fix on one algo and use it forever; now even if 1 password gets leaked, you are still safe. No need to use any password managers.
Same goes for debit/credit card pins. You need 4 digits for a pin. Lets say you use this pattern Lasthttps://cdn0.desidime.com/Placeholders/No-Image-Available.pngigitOfCardNumber, Firsthttps://cdn0.desidime.com/Placeholders/No-Image-Available.pngigitOfCVV, Lasthttps://cdn0.desidime.com/Placeholders/No-Image-Available.pngigitOfMonthOfExpiryhttps://cdn0.desidime.com/Placeholders/No-Image-Available.pngate, Lasthttps://cdn0.desidime.com/Placeholders/No-Image-Available.pngigitOfCVV
P.S.: This is just for illustrative purpose, come up with your own variant.
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BlueFlash wrote:

Exactly this. You just need to remember the algorithm to generate the password. Use a pattern where the website name itself is the main key, manipulated by some fixed characters that you decide.
Example, reverse the website name, replace some letters by special chars and append by your lucky number 3:
Flipkart – [email protected]!Lf3
Amazon – [email protected]@3
Google – 3!g00G3
Be creative, fix on one algo and use it forever; now even if 1 password gets leaked, you are still safe. No need to use any password managers.
Same goes for debit/credit card pins. You need 4 digits for a pin. Lets say you use this pattern Lasthttps://cdn0.desidime.com/Placeholders/No-Image-Available.pngigitOfCardNumber, Firsthttps://cdn0.desidime.com/Placeholders/No-Image-Available.pngigitOfCVV, Lasthttps://cdn0.desidime.com/Placeholders/No-Image-Available.pngigitOfMonthOfExpiryhttps://cdn0.desidime.com/Placeholders/No-Image-Available.pngate, Lasthttps://cdn0.desidime.com/Placeholders/No-Image-Available.pngigitOfCVV
P.S.: This is just for illustrative purpose, come up with your own variant.
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so much mess remembering the pattern , your lucky number , flipping, algorithm ,replacement etc etc and u must be typing the passwords individually right which in itself will take a lot of time and then there are some shitty sites like bank websites which are notorious for keeping on asking to change password every few months so in that case do u guys keep on creating and inventing new pattern which in itself will be so much of a hassle that i cant imagine doing it anytime myself

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