1. Alli's Avatar
    1Password is very feature rich. The design is also minimalistic. There's also a desktop app, browser plugins, and awesome password generators where you can alter the recipe. One of the best features is clicking "⌘\" and your browser will automatically fill login credentials.
    DataVault also has a desktop app (Windows and Mac), in addition to BB 7, BB 10, Android, and iOS, a password generator where you can alter the recipe (I like the way you phrased that), and the ability to auto login from both Windows and Mac.
    06-15-2013 01:08 PM
  2. Guacho's Avatar
    I suppose I'm unusual because I prefer function over form. Cute apps annoy and distract me.
    I like both.. Function and cute !!! 😉
    06-15-2013 01:40 PM
  3. dahanbn's Avatar
    At the moment I am evaluating two password managers on my iOS devices. One is of course the well-known 1Password and the other is Password Safe and Repository (https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/pass...mUvbUpU2040178).

    It is very difficult to be sure how secure the apps and their password storage are. Last week I was on a German it security congress about mobile device management. During that some white hat hackers (they found various security flaws in WhatsApp last year) showed how easy it was to evaluate and to change the behavior of apps on mobile devices. They tested also various password managers and showed that some don't use any encryption at all or that the have a standard pass phrase within the app with that the data was encrypted.

    From the user perspective therefore it is very difficult to evaluate and rate different apps. Every developer says it's app is safe.

    Yesterday I found in an German well-respected IT magazine an article about various password managers on iOS with Mac sync.
    They discovered also that some password managers are feature rich, but not all are secure. Two tested apps even saved everything unencrypted on the device. In one case the developer told them that he is planning to implement encryption in a later version. In the App Store description was the encryption as feature described. The two most used (LastPass and 1Password) have both a kind of security concern with their browser plugins. Both plugins save in a disguised way the master pass phrase of the corresponding app. They do it that the user have a better user experience. But do I really want that first?

    In the case of password managers security should be the main objective. And I think it wouldn't be too much to enter your master password after each start of your browser. The magazine staff also asked AgileBits and LastPass. Only AgileBits answered them and confirmed that the disguisedly are saving the master pass phrase within their plugin. Therefore I am not sure if I really
    should buy the Windows application.

    On my devices 1Password is really good and nice to use. I really like their powerful InApp browser. Although I can not understand why they removed the wifi sync and force the user to sync via a public cloud. Beside the strong AES256 encryption it is a possible and unnecessary vulnerability.

    The other password app PSR is only windows based and the desktop application is already in the version 7. Their background is managing licenses and passwords for businesses. Therefore they have more features than 1Password such as sealed passwords, multiuser password access, configurable templates for passwords and also support of password fill in to regular desktop apps. The iOS version is pretty new and also good to use. I can only recommend it if you only need an iOS / Windows synching solution.
    06-16-2013 11:34 AM
  4. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    @dahanbn, I read every word in your post and I'm still confused so help me out here. What is it the primary point you want us to get from your post?
    06-16-2013 11:50 AM
  5. dahanbn's Avatar
    @dahanbn, I read every word in your post and I'm still confused so help me out here. What is it the primary point you want us to get from your post?
    The main point that it is nearly impossible for a normal user to chose a good and secure password manager app. The user can not evaluate if an app is secure. He has to believe that the app is secure and that the developer did his job right. Also that an app is very popular is not an indicator. WhatsApp as an example is not a safe app, but it is very popular.
    06-16-2013 12:37 PM
  6. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    The main point that it is nearly impossible for a normal user to chose a good and secure password manager app. The user can not evaluate if an app is secure. He has to believe that the app is secure and that the developer did his job right. Also that an app is very popular is not an indicator. WhatsApp as an example is not a safe app, but it is very popular.
    Got it. Thanks.
    06-16-2013 01:02 PM
  7. rewNATION's Avatar
    does anyone know of any totally free password management apps? I'm talking no subscriptions, premium services, in-app purchases, etc. It seems like all the ones that say they're free really aren't, they force you to buy some annual subscription or something.
    06-20-2013 09:56 AM
  8. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    does anyone know of any totally free password management apps? I'm talking no subscriptions, premium services, in-app purchases, etc. It seems like all the ones that say they're free really aren't, they force you to buy some annual subscription or something.
    ​I'm not aware of any, but I'll keep an eye out for you.
    06-20-2013 10:02 AM
  9. dahanbn's Avatar
    I think hope isn't the best solution in encryption and password matters. Anyhow, you need a reliable source that has tested the security of these apps and their file format / encryption. Without that trust would be hard to establish. A possible solution would be to search for an open source solution and stick with that.
    06-27-2013 12:11 AM
  10. FreddyPancakes's Avatar
    There's nothing that I love more in this world than opening mobile versions of sites on my desktop...
    08-01-2013 08:53 AM
  11. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    There's nothing that I love more in this world than opening mobile versions of sites on my desktop...
    (laughing)....oops, my bad.......Seriously, I'm rarely logged into the forums with my MacBook with the exception of morning time. After that, I'm out and about replying via my iPhone. My apologies for the mobile links...
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    08-01-2013 09:28 AM
  12. clipman007's Avatar
    I started using Dashlane and liked it very much on my desktop. I then downloaded the app to my Iphone 4S. I was dissapointed because it doesn't work with auto filling passwords on any of my apps.
    Does anyone know a password manager that works with the apps on the iphone?
    Thanks.
    08-22-2013 12:47 PM
  13. linsiris's Avatar
    does anyone know of any totally free password management apps? I'm talking no subscriptions, premium services, in-app purchases, etc. It seems like all the ones that say they're free really aren't, they force you to buy some annual subscription or something.
    You can check this two, no subscriptions needed.
    - The Vault --> https://itunes.apple.com/co/app/vaul...mUvbUpU2068109

    Last time I checked it was free it has some IAP but those are completely optional, not having them don't limit your ability to completely use the app. I like that this one has a very note-like appearance, the fields are not limited, you can save anything you want like pics, receipts etc.

    - OneKey Pro --> https://itunes.apple.com/co/app/onek...mUvbUpU2068109

    It recently had a major upgrade, now it looks very similar to 1password (it also has a free version if you want to try it) no IAP

    Both work really good.
    08-22-2013 02:32 PM
  14. jagfan2's Avatar
    You can check this two, no subscriptions needed.
    - The Vault --> https://itunes.apple.com/co/app/vaul...mUvbUpU2068221

    Last time I checked it was free it has some IAP but those are completely optional, not having them don't limit your ability to completely use the app. I like that this one has a very note-like appearance, the fields are not limited, you can save anything you want like pics, receipts etc.
    .
    Really impressed with The Vault. Data not stored on remote servers. Developer very customer service oriented.
    08-22-2013 07:11 PM
  15. Alli's Avatar
    I started using Dashlane and liked it very much on my desktop. I then downloaded the app to my Iphone 4S. I was dissapointed because it doesn't work with auto filling passwords on any of my apps.
    Does anyone know a password manager that works with the apps on the iphone?
    Thanks.
    ​Nothing will fill in passwords on your other apps. It's not something Apple allows.
    Just_Me_D likes this.
    08-22-2013 08:15 PM
  16. linsiris's Avatar
    Really impressed with The Vault. Data not stored on remote servers. Developer very customer service oriented.
    Glad you liked it, it's been my favorite for a while. Sometimes good apps are just missed due to little advertising.

    In the last weeks they have been delivering constant updates "preparing the app for iOS7" as they say. Devs are very active.
    It's really simple but gets the job done very well.
    08-22-2013 08:49 PM
  17. linsiris's Avatar
    Speaking of password managing apps, 1password is on sale 50% off for limited time, in case you missed it before.
    08-30-2013 06:53 PM
  18. neoflyer's Avatar
    Free, $15, $8. Heck the Mac App Store says $49.99. All I want to know is how much for two Macs, an iPhone and an iPad and is this one time or yearly cost.
    09-05-2013 03:42 PM
  19. sanc333's Avatar
    or wait for icoud keychain. only 5 days more!
    09-05-2013 04:22 PM
  20. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Free, $15, $8. Heck the Mac App Store says $49.99. All I want to know is how much for two Macs, an iPhone and an iPad and is this one time or yearly cost.
    Huh?
    09-05-2013 05:24 PM
  21. manofice1's Avatar
    Reviews say that the vault has too many usesless updates and that people are deleting the app due to that, anyone elaborate on that?
    09-16-2013 07:48 PM
  22. rjkgr's Avatar
    jailbroken? applocker? and i was the droid passcode and i have the number lock for the iphone with it so 3 different passcodes
    09-17-2013 06:01 PM
  23. linsiris's Avatar
    jailbroken? applocker? and i was the droid passcode and i have the number lock for the iphone with it so 3 different passcodes
    Eh...what?
    09-17-2013 06:07 PM
  24. linsiris's Avatar
    Reviews say that the vault has too many usesless updates and that people are deleting the app due to that, anyone elaborate on that?
    They are indeed releasing a lot of updates but "useless" is not the word I'd use to call them. I believe they are simply doing their best to improve the app and to make sure it works well with ios7.

    Some people complain when apps are not being updated, others when they are being constantly updated...you can't please everyone :-/
    Alli likes this.
    09-17-2013 06:10 PM
  25. John Blogs's Avatar
    Try LoginBox. It's different from the other apps but will make you life much easier.
    07-10-2014 05:01 PM
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