Logging into a new Apple device may result in a prompt that asks you for the passcode or password of another one of your devices. Glenn Fleishman explains why this happens and why it’s a good idea.
Maintenance release focused on improving the password manager's stability. ($64.99 new, free update, 51.3 MB)
Reintroduces tagging capabilities to 1Password mini. ($64.99 new, free update, 51 MB)
Major upgrade for the venerable password manager gets updated to 64-bit and gains support for AppleScript. ($25 new, $20 upgrade, 6.2 MB)
Redesigned 1Password mini analyzes Web pages to show only items that can be filled in on a Web page. ($64.99 new, free update, 50.4 MB)
Billions of email addresses and other bits of data have been revealed in security breaches this year alone. There’s nothing you can do about what’s already out there, but read on for advice on preventing future problems.
Improves unlock speed when Touch ID is configured and on some slower computers, plus adds support for QuickBooks. ($64.99 new, free update, 52.6 MB)
Brings a holiday helping of bug fixes and enhancements to the password manager. ($64.99 new, free update, 52.1 MB)
Addresses a lengthy list of improvements and bug fixes for the password manager. ($64.99 new, free update, 45.9 MB)
A relatively new form of spam is making the rounds on the Internet. It purports to be from a hacker who has taken over your computer and who will reveal your porn browsing to all your contacts unless you pay a Bitcoin blackmail. It’s fake, but its use of breached passwords as “proof” points toward a concerning future.
Adds support for the new hardened runtime and app notarization security features in macOS 10.14 Mojave, as well as Dark mode. ($64.99 new, free update, 44.3 MB)
Social news site Reddit has announced a relatively minor data theft that’s a good reminder to change old passwords, turn on two-factor authentication, and delete any Reddit content you don’t want linked to your email address.
A new email scam claims to have images of you viewing pornography, and to make its assertion more convincing, it includes an old leaked password in the message. Don’t be fooled.
Have you forgotten your Mac’s admin password, or need to help a friend or client who has lost it? Here’s how to reset it, but beware that doing so prevents access to the account keychain’s collection of login credentials.
AgileBits has released 1Password 7, the company’s first paid upgrade in many years. Are the changes to 1Password mini and the many visual improvements worth the cost of admission?