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Six vulnerabilities your password manager might have The Backup Wrap-Up

    • Technology

I was shocked to learn that my favorite password manager had a few known vulnerabilities, and you might be shocked too! We found this great research paper from the University of York, and invited one of the co-authors on to discuss it. Siamek Shahandasthi, an Associate Professor from the University of York, explained all the vulnerabilities discussed in the paper, and why each is important. I was able to verify that at least one is still found in my current password manager. How many are in yours? Let's pressure the companies to address these, shall we?
Check out the paper yourself here: https://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/158056/8/Revisiting_Security_Vulnerabilities_in_Commercial_Password_Managers_2.pdf

I was shocked to learn that my favorite password manager had a few known vulnerabilities, and you might be shocked too! We found this great research paper from the University of York, and invited one of the co-authors on to discuss it. Siamek Shahandasthi, an Associate Professor from the University of York, explained all the vulnerabilities discussed in the paper, and why each is important. I was able to verify that at least one is still found in my current password manager. How many are in yours? Let's pressure the companies to address these, shall we?
Check out the paper yourself here: https://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/158056/8/Revisiting_Security_Vulnerabilities_in_Commercial_Password_Managers_2.pdf

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