Commit to a password manager to make your online life easier and more secure.
In light of the Russian hackers recently collecting sensitive data of more than 1.2 billion Internet users, it's all the more important to safeguard your private information with a strong password. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best password storage programs and applications designed to keep you safe.
With continuing security threats, the days of using the same passwords all the time are over. Grab one of these apps to manage your passwords across your devices and secure your digital life.
Password managers can make juggling numerous Web site accounts a lot easier, especially when faced with a major security bug like Heartbleed.
Every web service requires a username and password. To be more secure, try out LastPass, which does the heavy lifting of creating unique passwords and stores the data for you.
Normally $19.95, this popular program provides secure, autofilling forms and passwords.
Normally $36, this robust utility will not only manage your existing passwords, but also generate new and potentially much safer ones.
The original version of this story misspelled the name of password manager KeePass.
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