Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Risk

6/25/2013
07:05 PM
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Products and Releases
50%
50%

PasswordBox Offers Free Password Manager

App uses a machine learning algorithm that works with more websites over time

SAN FRANCISCO--June 25, 2013--PasswordBox®, the first social password manager that simplifies and protects your digital life, today launched availability of its free password manager that helps people securely store, retrieve and share passwords anytime, anywhere and on any device. PasswordBox also provides a Legacy Vault feature that allows customers to preserve their most important passwords with those they trust should something happen to them. PasswordBox has more than half a million active users and has been downloaded more than two million times.

With the proliferation of attacks against high-profile websites such as LinkedIn, Evernote and Twitter, PasswordBox offers a new way to safely and securely login wherever you are. Deloitte warns that over 90% of user-generated passwords will be vulnerable to hacking this year. With a strong password generator, PasswordBox lets its users create robust passwords that will take centuries for hackers to decrypt, while automatically saving them to their PasswordBox account.

"Online consumers have an average of 25 online accounts and the majority of people reuse the same username and password across multiple websites. Our mandate was to build a solution that not only makes people's lives easier, but also protects against an increasing number of attacks," said Dan Robichaud, CEO of PasswordBox. "Nearly every week popular sites are compromised and hackers steal millions of login credentials and users' identities. To increase security and prevent these attacks, people need to have a different strong password for each website and our solution makes this easy to do. PasswordBox is so simple, my mother uses it--she calls it her web safety deposit box."

Key Features to simplify your digital life

· Time Saving One-Click Login--PasswordBox offers a secure one-click login to your favorite websites on all devices. According to an internal study, two out of 10 sites did not work with alternative password managers. With PasswordBox's advanced machine learning technology, the solution supports more than 96% of all sites worldwide, which is more than any other product on the market.

· Instant StartPage - The first and only stop to access all of your favorite and bookmarked sites with one-click login directly in your browser's new tab. The PasswordBox algorithm tailors your StartPage to your browsing habits, meaning you will always be only one-click away from your favorite sites. Plus, you can customize the page yourself at anytime with 20,000 logos buttons to choose from.

· Legacy Vault--PasswordBox offers users the ability to protect their digital assets with the Legacy Vault. According to a recent McAfee survey, U.S. consumers value their digital assets, on average, at nearly $55,000. That includes photos, projects, hobbies, personal records, career information, entertainment and email. PasswordBox gives the user total control of their digital legacy, and the guarantee that no information is ever transferred to the designated person until a validation of death certificate is complete.

· Encrypted Social Account Sharing--PasswordBox provides easy social sharing to anyone you trust. Millions of people share usernames and passwords everyday via email, but because email isn't encrypted, it's a very unsafe practice. PasswordBox offers an encrypted simple way to share online accounts with friends, family, employees and clients.

· Strong Password Generator - Weak passwords and unsafe password habits like using your dog's name or "12345" are things of the past with the strong password generator. It creates highly secure passwords that take centuries to decrypt, meaning there is no need for users to memorize complicated passwords, as your logins are automatically saved and available on all devices.

· One Tap Login for Websites and Apps – With a single tap, mobile users can login to their favorite websites and mobile apps on their devices. Powered by a unique patent pending technology, PasswordBox's One Tap login into websites is available on iPhone, iPad and Android. One Tap Login into apps is currently available on Android, and will be, coming to other operating systems soon.

Regain control of your digital life today

Users can store up to 25 passwords for free before upgrading to the premium model ($1 per month). Like DropBox, users also have the option to invite friends to gain free unlimited password capacity.

Visit www.passwordbox.com to download PasswordBox, or visit the iTunes, Android Play or Chrome Store. PasswordBox is compatible with Chrome, Firefox, Safari, IE9, IE10, iPhone, iPad & Android Apps Mac & Windows OS.

About PasswordBox

PasswordBox is the only free password manager that helps people securely store, retrieve and share passwords at anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Say goodbye to multiple user names and passwords that are impossible to remember. From now on, your PasswordBox master password is the only one you'll ever need. Also, PasswordBox includes secure one-click sharing, a strong password generator and Legacy Vault with the ability to entrust it to someone should something happen to you.

PasswordBox has more than half a million active users and has been downloaded more than two million times. Let PasswordBox get passwords off your mind. For more information visit www.passwordbox.com.

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
The State of Cybersecurity Incident Response
In this report learn how enterprises are building their incident response teams and processes, how they research potential compromises, how they respond to new breaches, and what tools and processes they use to remediate problems and improve their cyber defenses for the future.
Flash Poll
How Enterprises are Developing Secure Applications
How Enterprises are Developing Secure Applications
Recent breaches of third-party apps are driving many organizations to think harder about the security of their off-the-shelf software as they continue to move left in secure software development practices.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2021-37759
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-31
A Session ID leak in the DEBUG log file in Graylog before 4.1.2 allows attackers to escalate privileges (to the access level of the leaked session ID).
CVE-2021-37760
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-31
A Session ID leak in the audit log in Graylog before 4.1.2 allows attackers to escalate privileges (to the access level of the leaked session ID).
CVE-2020-26564
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-31
ObjectPlanet Opinio before 7.15 allows XXE attacks via three steps: modify a .css file to have <!ENTITY content, create a .xml file for a generic survey template (containing a link to this .css file), and import this .xml file at the survey/admin/folderSurvey.do?action=viewImportSurvey['importFil...
CVE-2020-26565
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-31
ObjectPlanet Opinio before 7.14 allows Expression Language Injection via the admin/permissionList.do from parameter. This can be used to retrieve possibly sensitive serverInfo data.
CVE-2020-26806
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-31
admin/file.do in ObjectPlanet Opinio before 7.15 allows Unrestricted File Upload of executable JSP files, resulting in remote code execution, because filePath can have directory traversal and fileContent can be valid JSP code.