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A breach at LastPass has password lessons for us all

Source: Brian X. Chen, N.Y.Times (Paid Registration)

LastPass, the maker of a popular security program for managing digital passwords, published details about a recent security breach in which cybercriminals had obtained copies of customers’ password vaults, potentially exposing millions of people’s online information.

Here are some best practices we should all follow for our passwords: Create a complex, unique password for every account. Never reuse the master password for any other app or site.

Always have a plan for pulling out your data . For LastPass, the company lists steps on its website to export a copy of your vault into a spreadsheet. Then you can import that list of passwords into a different password manager.

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