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 drawer. As you can imagine, I had a difficult time rounding up the passwords I didn’t have saved in my web browsers. 

Fortunately, I learned (the hard way) from my bad password storage habits, and decided to create this simple guide to help you easily find all of your long-lost passwords and consolidate them in your password manager

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7 Ways Password Managers Can Boost Your Productivity in 7 Days (or Less!)

Now that you’ve taken the first steps to checking “Secure my passwords” off your To-Do list, it’s time to put your passwords to work for you!

Your password manager is more than just a vault for your passwords; it can help save you precious time during the online checkout process, while you sign into your social media accounts, and while you’re on the go on your desktop and mobile devices!Continue Reading →

How Dashlane Protects You from Autofill Security Attacks

Finnish web developer Viljami Kuosmanen recently discovered a vulnerability affecting several web browsers and browser plugins. According to his findings, autofill systems in Chrome, Opera, and password managers with autofill features can be tricked into filling out your personal information–like your name, address, or phone number–into hidden text boxes on the web page. Essentially, that

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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 you really know if that online shopping website is just selling you a bag of coal? According to Forbes, retailers are projecting that online fraud attempts will increase 43 percent this year alone, and is projecting to peak on Christmas Eve–accounting for 2.5 percent of all fraud for the year. 

Online shopping fraud continues to increase not only because scammers continue to improve the look and feel of their fake websites, but they’re also using legitimate methods to reach new potential victims, including email, text messages, and Facebook advertising. Luckily, there are a few telltale signs you can look for while online shopping to distinguish authentic e-commerce sites from the fake. Before entering any personal or payment information into an online shopping site, ask yourself these important questions:Continue Reading →