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 […]

1Password for iOS gets updated, prepares for the future

Big things are afoot, dear 1Password iPhone and iPad users. While we’re not quite ready to talk specifics just yet, I can talk about the small yet shiny updates we released in the App Store and some of our plans for the future. The updates Available now are updates to all three iOS versions of […]

On 1Password and iCloud

Just in case this is the first blog post you’ve checked since swearing off reading tech news for the past ten months or so: this is a pretty massive week for new Apple goodies (also: thanks for making this the first post you’ve read in almost a year!). Yesterday, Apple released iOS 5 and its […]

iOS can be hacked! Is my 1Password information safe?

The very short answer is that your 1Password data, including information that 1Password stores in your iOS keychain, remain safe despite recent press reports that might suggest otherwise. When reading press reports such as the one in PC World about work done by researchers at Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology it is easy to […]

1Password in iLounge’s 100 Essential iOS Apps of 2010!

We just got word that 1Password for iPhone and iPod touch made it into the 2011 iPod/iPhone/iPad Buyer’s Guide as one of the 100 essential apps of 2010. In fact, we’re first on the list in the productivity section! You can check out the guide at iLounge and see what other treasures are on the […]

Updates, Updates, Updates!

In an unprecedented move, Apple approved three updates yesterday: 1Password for iPad 1.2, 1Password for iPhone/iPod touch 3.1.1, and 1Password Pro for iPhone/iPod touch and iPad 3.1.1. Wondering what’s changed? Well, the iPad-specific version has been brought up-to-date with the non-Pro improvements introduced in 1Password Pro 3.1, like a “Show All Login Fields” setting and […]