Tap Magazine says 1Password Pro is “one of the Top 100 Apps everyone should install right now”

We don’t always wake up to an award on Friday. But when we do, we’re glad the award is from Tap Magazine. We were thrilled to hear this morning that Tap, the iPhone and iPad Magazine, has named 1Password Pro (our universal version for iPhone and iPad) as “one of the 100 apps that everyone […]

[Update: All is well again] PSA: Hold off for now on updating iPhone and iPad apps, including 1Password

[Update: Apple acknowledged and fixed the problem. You may once again resume your regularly scheduled updates and downloads.] From rumblings in the community, it sounds like Apple’s App Store servers have a bug right now that causes newly installed apps or updates to irreversibly crash on startup, even if those apps worked perfectly before submitting […]

Canada Day, Independence Day, and AgileBits 30 Percent Off Day! Erm… week!

AgileBits calls both Canada and the U.S. home (and other countries too!), so we have a couple of national celebrations coming up next week. But besides fireworks and traditional cuisine, we figured we could add something to the Canada Day and Independence Day festivities, so we’re having a sale! Through July 8 (for you last-minute-ers, […]

1Password for Mac and iOS on sale to celebrate WWDC 2012!

Today kicks off Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference in San Francisco, and some of the AgileBits team is out there to partake of Apple’s engineering knowledge and make sure the local bars are properly stocked. But we figured we should celebrate Apple’s event with you too, so for a limited time, 1Password for Mac and 1Password […]

1Password 3.6.5 for iOS is out with PBKDF2 goodness!

1Password for iPhone, 1Password for iPad, and 1Password Pro (for both iPhone and iPad) have just been updated to version 3.6.5. All of the changes are behind the scenes, but they include a great security enhancement to how your Master Password is protected. Different versions may become available at different times in different locations, so […]

OAuth, Dropbox, and your 1Password data

A number of iOS apps, including 1Password, have a security problem in how they handle OAuth tokens. 1Password 3.6.5, which was submitted to Apple several days ago, fixes this. This will be a free update for all owners of 1Password for iPhone, 1Password for iPad, and 1Password Pro (for iPhone and iPad). We can’t predict how […]

The ABCs of XRY: Not so simple passcodes

When talking about reports of tools that break into iPhones, it is very important to remember that the seller may be inclined to overemphasize its capabilities. It is also wise to keep in mind that the more sensational claims are the ones that tend to be picked up, and perhaps amplified, by the press. In […]

One phish, two phish; old phish, new phish

The easiest way to discover someone’s password is to ask them for it. —Folk wisdom in the security business There are many ways to trick people into revealing their passwords, but one of the most commonly attempted is phishing. If you can lure people to a website that looks like Paypal’s, but is actually under […]

Strong Security Requires Strong Passwords

Elcomsoft just published a very informative review of the state of the mobile password manager landscape. They investigated the defences applications provide and how long it would take to discover someone’s Master Password. In their findings, they found that if on iPhone or iPad your 1Password Master Password contained only numbers and was 12 digits […]

Macworld names 1Password Pro among first inductees into new App Hall of Fame!

It’s not every day that an App Hall of Fame opens to celebrate the great things developers have created to wow customers, and it’s definitely not every day that one of your apps gets a place in such a hall. But wouldn’t you know it, both of those things happened on the same day to […]