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If You Think Your Personal Information Has Been Stolen, Here’s What to Do
Time matters: the sooner you make moves, the better. Once you receive an alert about a data breach, follow these immediate next steps.
How Safe Is Incognito Mode/Private Browsing, Really?
You might open a new browser window in Incognito Mode and think you’ve just vanished under a cloak of darkness with all your internetting perfectly...
Can You Trust DNA Companies With Your Data?
It's pretty remarkable that DNA tests are a normal part of life in the 21st century. For a reasonable fee you can learn all about...
Finding My Trail of Logins With Facebook Was a Security Wake-Up Call
Disorganization runs in my family. My dad once lost his car keys by mysteriously leaving them in the fridge, and I misplaced 12 (!) student...
Keeping Your Personal Info Safe While Filing Taxes Online
There’s nothing like that feeling of relief once you’ve finished filing your taxes, and e-filing services like TurboTax and H&R Block definitely ease the pain...
You Should Get a Password Manager
Creating unique passwords guarantees that when an account is breached, no other accounts are affected. The human brain, however, was not built to remember hundreds...
A Parent’s Guide to App Permissions: Keeping the Kids Safe and Secure
A recent New York Times investigation revealed the extent to which even children’s locations are tracked by the devices they carry and apps they download....
Telecom’s New Passwordless Login System Raises Questions
ZenKey US carriers are making a foray into the world of passwords and digital identity, joining major tech players like Apple and Google. Verizon, AT&T,...
How to Stop Reusing Passwords for Good
Resetting bad password habits can be a bit of a process. Luckily, Dashlane will help you at every step of the way. Here’s how.
7 Tips for Staying Safe Online During the Holiday Season
Every year the holidays bring an online shopping rush, and while you’re tracking and tackling all those flash discounts and “today only” sales, fraudsters are...
How to Spot a Phishing Scam
Sometimes it's obvious. That message from a Nigerian prince requesting you wire $2,000? Ok, probably not going to fall for that one. If the CEO...
What If Dashlane Gets Hacked?
It's the number one question we're asked. We get it—you want to know how storing all your passwords and personal information in one place is...
What Is Encryption?
Encryption is the process of encoding messages or information in such a way that only authorized parties can read it. It can be used to...
View & Delete Saved Passwords: Chrome, Firefox, and Safari
Are you interested in learning more about the saved passwords stored in your browser of choice? In this post, we'll show you how to view...
How to Fight Back Against “Zombie Accounts”
There was a great segment on Monday morning's Halloween-themed Good Morning America where host Becky Worley explained to viewers the dangers of "zombie accounts"—old, forgotten,...
Stop Using Login With Facebook Immediately—Here’s Why
Facebook was hacked, and now everyone is scrambling to understand why it happened, who was responsible, and most importantly, what it means for the potentially...
World Password Day: How to Improve Your Passwords
May 4th was World Password Day (#WorldPasswordDay). It's a global initiative originated by Intel and championed by Dashlane to tackle the number 1 problem in...
What Is a Hack vs. What Is a Data Breach: Cybersecurity 101
"What is a hack, exactly? And what's the difference between a hack and a data breach?" Given the frequency with which hacks and data breaches...
Delete Facebook? How it Impacts Secure Logins to Thousands of Sites
By now, you’ve probably heard about the Delete Facebook movement. Stemming from the alleged misuse of data from over 50 million user accounts (update: 87 million user...
The Complete Guide to Finding Long-Lost Passwords Hiding Anywhere
Before I began using Dashlane, I used to stash my passwords everywhere, from random pieces of paper to the deepest corners of my computer to my sock...
5 Steps to Check ‘Secure My Passwords’ Off Your Resolution List
With each coming year, we make a list of overwhelming resolutions but tend to skip the part where we map out a feasible strategy to...
A Windows User’s Guide to Built-In U2F Authentication
Today, we’re excited to announce that Dashlane is collaborating with Intel to bring built-in Universal Second Factor (U2F) support to Dashlane’s password manager for Windows...
10 Reasons Why Biometrics Won’t Replace Passwords Anytime Soon
Originally posted April 24, 2015 A few weeks ago, our weekly Dashlane Tech Check featured a brand-new discovery: "Lip Motion Passwords" could be the future...
Tips for Women (By Women) on How to Stay Safe On and Offline
Today, we celebrate International Women’s Day and women around the world who are breaking down barriers while tackling the work to be done. We, the...