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Changing your passwords regularly may well be good practice, but in the real world, few people bother. In fact, in the real world people still use passwords like 1,2,3,4,5,6.
Dashlane users, however, have had access to a nifty one-touch password changer feature that automatically alters passwords across a range of sites. And now that works on iPhone and Apple Watch too.
That means that if you get an alert that a specific site has been hacked while you’re out and about (and therefore your password may have been compromised), you can simply swap it out for a new one in a few taps.
When it launched on the desktop in December, it only worked on 50 popular sites, now it works across more than 200. It’s aiming to have more than 500 different compatible sites before the end of the year.
Alas, Android users, Dashlane is still working on a version for you that includes this feature, which should be ready “before the end of the year”.
➤ Dashlane [App Store]
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