Home Cyber Security News LastPass Free Service Changes – Will Only Support Single Device Type Onward

LastPass Free Service Changes – Will Only Support Single Device Type Onward

by Abeerah Hashim
LastPass Free service changes

The popular password manager LastPass has recently made an announcement that might not be pleasing to know for many users. Briefly, LastPass announced changes to its free service – the most important being the limit of single device type use only.

LastPass Free Service Changes

Through a recent blog post, the firm has announced some important changes to the LastPass free service.

The most important change is the restriction of device types on which users can use LastPass. It means users can either use LastPass on their computers, or on mobile phones and smartwatches.

Explaining the device type in their post, LastPass stated,

LastPass Free has two (2) device types – Computers?(which includes all web browsers running on desktops and laptops) or?Mobile Devices?(which includes all iOS/Android phones, smartwatches, and tablets).

This limitation, however, merely applies to the device type only. It doesn’t mean any restriction on the number of devices.

For example, if a user selects computers as the device type, the user can use LastPass across multiple desktops/laptops. Likewise, selecting mobile devices lets the user access LastPass across all devices specified for this category.

The change will roll out on March 16, 2021. Until then, users can decide the device type to select.

However, if not selected, LastPass will automatically assign as device type the device on which a user signs-in to LastPass on March 16, 2021, for the first time.

Nonetheless, this won’t be a permanent change. Rather LastPass will still allow two more chances (a total of 3) to the users to change the device type. Yet, the third change will be considered as the final one.

Besides, LastPass will also limit email support to the Premium and Families users from May 17, 2021. The free users will then be left with the support articles and community to seek help.

For details, users can check out this support article explaining all LastPass changes in detail.

What Should You Do?

LastPass advises avid users to upgrade their free accounts to premium plans to avail themselves of the full benefits.

For first-time users, they are also offering a further discount on premium subscriptions.

Nonetheless, those who aren’t comfortable with these changes may consider switching to some other password manager.

You may also like

1 comment

MS February 22, 2021 - 5:42 pm

Will this work? Open a second free account to use for the other type devices. Lastpass claims it doesn’t know your passwords, so you should be able to duplicate passwords on two accounts. If they prevent that, then you know they know your passwords. I wonder if you can use the same master password for two accounts?

Reply

Leave a Comment

Latest Hacking News

Privacy Preference Center

Necessary

The __cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.

cookie_notice_accepted and gdpr[allowed_cookies] are used to identify the choices made from the user regarding cookie consent.

For example, if a visitor is in a coffee shop where there may be several infected machines, but the specific visitor's machine is trusted (for example, because they completed a challenge within your Challenge Passage period), the cookie allows Cloudflare to identify that client and not challenge them again. It does not correspond to any user ID in your web application, and does not store any personally identifiable information.

__cfduid, cookie_notice_accepted, gdpr[allowed_cookies]

Advertising

DoubleClick by Google refers to the DoubleClick Digital Marketing platform which is a separate division within Google. This is Google’s most advanced advertising tools set, which includes five interconnected platform components.

DoubleClick Campaign Manager: the ad-serving platform, called an Ad Server, that delivers ads to your customers and measures all online advertising, even across screens and channels.

DoubleClick Bid Manager – the programmatic bidding platform for bidding on high-quality ad inventory from more than 47 ad marketplaces including Google Display Network.

DoubleClick Ad Exchange: the world’s largest ad marketplace for purchasing display, video, mobile, Search and even Facebook inventory.

DoubleClick Search: is more powerful than AdWords and used for purchasing search ads across Google, Yahoo, and Bing.

DoubleClick Creative Solutions: for designing, delivering and measuring rich media (video) ads, interactive and expandable ads.

doubleclick

Analytics

The _ga is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

The _gat global object is used to create and retrieve tracker objects, from which all other methods are invoked. Therefore the methods in this list should be run only off a tracker object created using the _gat global variable. All other methods should be called using the _gaq global object for asynchronous tracking.

_gid works as a user navigates between web pages, they can use the gtag.js tagging library to record information about the page the user has seen (for example, the page's URL) in Google Analytics. The gtag.js tagging library uses HTTP Cookies to "remember" the user's previous interactions with the web pages.

_ga, _gat, _gid

狠狠热精品免费视频_亚洲国内自拍愉拍_亚洲综合视频一区二区三区_无码专区无码专区视频网网址 <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <蜘蛛词>| <文本链> <文本链> <文本链> <文本链> <文本链> <文本链>