Rating Secure Password Managers Dashlane, LastPass, 1Password, PasswordBox.
I have more than 150 different logins and counting. I’d have to be Rain Man to memorize that many passwords. So I went on a hunt for the best services for storing all my passwords, and whittled down the list to four that get the job done and offer enough security for most of us: 1Password, Dashlane, LastPass andPasswordBox.
LastPass is a good choice for people who use newer technology like fingerprint scanners. For the really paranoid, 1Password offers the most control over where your encrypted vault of passwords gets stored.
For most people, I recommend Dashlane. It’s simple, so you’ll actually use it. It may even save you clicks.
But, wait—isn’t storing all your passwords in one place a terrible idea? It’s better than reusing easily remembered passwords everywhere. Password managers hide your information behind a master password that only you know.
Nothing is 100% guaranteed, but all four of these managers take the additional security step of never sending your master password over the Internet. They’re like a safe-deposit box that a professional keeps without knowing what’s inside, or even holding a key to open it.