Reviewed October 15th, 2020
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Lastpass

LogMeIn, Inc.
4/10

Summary

Lastpass is a password manager that keeps all your passwords in one organized place and allows you to generate passwords based on certain specifications. The service can be used for free or with a premium subscription of $3 to $4 per month depending on the plan.

Breach History


Has there ever been a breach or data leak?

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Date of last breach

June 2015


Lastpass admitted it had been the target of a hack that accessed users' email addresses, encrypted master passwords, and reminder words and phrases. They did not specify the numbers exactly, but stated they were targeted.

Privacy Checklist

Does it meet our minimum privacy standards?

Is any kind of biometric data collected (health, heart, voice, etc.)?

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Are you able to delete your data / the data collected about you?

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Does it use cookies, telemetry, or third-party tracking scripts?

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Is the privacy policy user-friendly (easy to understand)?

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Does it have parental controls?

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Does it use encryption to protect your data both in-transit and at-rest?

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Does it get regular software and / or firmware updates?

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Does it require you to create a strong password?

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Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?

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Does it have a privacy policy?

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How Can It Snoop?

What sensitive hardware access requirements does it have?

Does it have a camera or request / require access to a camera?

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Does it have a microphone or request / require access to a microphone?

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Does it track your location or request / require access to location data?

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Account Requirements

What information is required to create an account or use it?

Does it require an email address to use?

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Does it require a phone number to use?

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Does it require an address (home or office) to use?

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Payment Options

What payment methods are available?

Are you able to use a credit card as a payment option?

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Are you able to use a cryptocurrency as a payment option?

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Are you able to use PayPal as a payment option?

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Are you able to use cash or gift cards as a payment option?

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What Could Go Wrong?

What's the worst case scenario for your data?

LogMeIn collects information from users such as name, email, IP address and payment information, but there is not much risk in your information being shared with third party companies. However, Lastpass was hacked in 2015 which exposed the passwords of many of its users. This has not happened again since, but be aware of this before using this website.

How Does It Share Your Data?

Where is your data going? Who has access to it?

LogMeIn may share your personal information with affiliated companies, service providers, or other websites you consent to your information being shared with.

Good Things

Why should you use it?

  • Great free version.
  • Includes password strength report.
  • Scans the dark web to determine if passwords have been leaked.

Bad Things

What are the downsides?

  • Some personal data types can be used for auto-filling.
  • Hack in 2015.

Final Thoughts


Lastpass is a handy tool that allows people to store passwords in one organized place. However, be wary because LogMeln, the parent company, may share personal information with affliated companies, service providers, and other websites with your consent. So make sure to check the box, no!

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