LastPass is now encrypting URLs in password vaults for better security

LastPass declared that, to improve privacy and safeguard against data breaches and unauthorized access, it will begin encrypting URLs kept in user vaults.

Not only does this new security feature safeguard data from external threats, but the maker of the well-known password manager also emphasizes that it is a key step towards reaffirming its commitment to establishing zero-knowledge architecture in the product.

When a user visits a website, LastPass offers to automatically enter their credentials after comparing the URL to an item in the user’s password vault to see if they have any saved.

According to LastPass, its engineers chose to leave those URLs unencrypted to reduce the burden on CPUs and minimize the software’s energy consumption footprint back in 2008 read more LastPass is now encrypting URLs in password vaults for better security.

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