LastPass had a security issue last Friday. The disclose it on the blog. This is not as scary as it sounds, but still something you don’t want to happen. We do our best to describe it.
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We brought Amber from LastPass back on to check in with them to see what has happened since last time we spoke with them. Well, they added a huge update to Android. Now with your premium service, you can have LastPass fill in your credentials into non browser, mobile apps.
LastPass Blog | Android Update
LastPass Blog | Thoughts on NSA
While the title is misleading, it isn’t all that incorrect. First we tackle follow up on LastPass. We then talk about a coalition to SSL all the websites. We finish talking about how WhatsApp, a Facebook company, just went all encryption crazy.
Two factor authentication is the next tool in our arsenal of being secure. After you have changed your passwords, now take the next step to secure it. While each service requires a different set up, the big names all use Google Authenticator. We think once you get this procedure in your workflow, you will be happy knowing you are really safe online.
Word of Warning: Please give yourself enough time to set this up. The first time is scary. Once you set it up, losing your second factor or your password will make your life extremely difficult. Remember you are trying to prevent impostors from accessing your information.
With all the praise we’ve been giving LastPass, it was only fair that we had them on the show. We are joined by Amber Gott to discuss LastPass and the new redesign. We spoke about the redesign, the unknown but important features, and how your first step should be LastPass
[Note: We will not publish the video feed. We had a terrible time with hangouts and the audio. There are some hard volume changes. Sorry].