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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...
How to View & Delete Saved Passwords in Chrome, Edge, Firefox & Safari
Are you realizing that saving passwords in your browser isn't super secure? In this post, we'll show you how to view and delete saved passwords...
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...
Naughty or Nice? Here’s How to Tell If an E-Commerce Website is Legit
We all want to find the sweetest deal on best name-brand clothes, sleek new toys, and the hottest tech gadgets on the market. But do...
What is the Internet of Things and How Safe Is It?
Back in prehistoric times, cave people must have gazed at a fire with wonder while thinking, "Is it safe?" The answer, of course, was "It...
How Do Random Password Generators Work?
A random password generator is a software program, hardware device, or online tool that automatically generates a password using parameters that a user sets, including...
How to make “strong” passwords even stronger for World Password Day
Happy World Password Day! As one of the best password managers in the industry, the Dashlane team is excited to participate in the global celebration...
A Skeptic’s Guide to Password Managers and Security
You’ve probably seen a free password manager app advertised on tech blogs and magazines, security forums, digital ads, etc. and immediately thought: “That's a goldmine for hackers!”...
Our Favourite “Password Killers” And Why They Won’t Actually Kill The Password
This new technology will KILL THE PASSWORD. If only we had a dollar every time we heard this phrase…Every time a new technology in the...
3 steps for when your Gmail is hacked
Gmail serves more than 900 million users across the world, which makes it a prime target for hackers. So, it's important to know what to...
7 Reasons Why Password Recovery Questions Are Worse Than Useless
Google has lifted the lid on why “secret” password recovery questions – even their own – are not only ineffective, but jeopardizing your security What...
The 6 Bad Habits Hackers Love
If you want to protect your data and accounts, you really have to think like the enemy… There’s no doubt about it: hacking is on...
Why Biometrics Won’t Replace Passwords Any Time Soon
This week sees the annual Mobile World Congress take place in Barcelona, one of the biggest events in the global technology calendar. This year has...