Getting chilly for charity

I’m not sure if you’ve been on the Internet lately, but there’s this “ice bucket challenge” thing going around. Sure enough, some members of the AgileBits crew were challenged, and in good form … we challenged all of our co-workers. We’ve made a donation to ALS (as well as several other causes near and dear […]

1Password makes cameo in Silicon Valley

No, we haven’t moved our new office to San Francisco, CA. But 1Password did make a brief appearance in HBO’s Silicon Valley comedy this week, episode “Third Party Insourcing.” Those entrepreneurs may be struggling with the trials and tribulations of… being entrepreneurial, but at least they don’t have to struggle with strong passwords. [thanks for the heads up, Luca […]

Large even prime number discovered

You have probably been taught that two is the only even prime number. But today mathematicians at the University of Southern North Dakota at Hoople have discovered a new, large, even prime. It is more than a million digits long and is equal to the value of 3²²³⁷⁵⁶¹+3¹¹¹⁸⁷⁸¹. Many people are under the erroneous belief […]

Where’s Eddy?

We won a Macworld Editors’ Choice Award for 1Password 4 for Mac. What better way to celebrate than to get one for everyone on the team and take photos?

Just spitballin’ new 1Password logos here

Hey, if Yahoo can throw 30 days of new logos against the wall to see what sticks, I figured we can toss a noodle or two as well. Right? Uh, right? Thanks to @bertrandom for the Logo Designer.

The top 6 worst passwords from the Star Trek universe [Updated]

You would think that, once we master space exploration and how to replicate the perfect cup of Earl Grey, everyone in the future according to Star Trek would understand the necessity for unique, strong passwords. Unfortunately, you would be wrong. And no, as we’ll see later, biometrics (like voice authentication) don’t seem to help. As […]

From the Unique Uses for 1Password Department

That’s not exactly a use case we had in mind but… hey, I think it’s good with the TOS so knock yourselves out.

Guess what? A Post-It under your keyboard is not the worst place to keep a password

The Sophos NakedSecurity blog has some excellent password security advice to kick off your Monday morning: “Before being interviewed on TV, wipe passwords off whiteboard“. Here’s a shot from TVP, a Polish television channel, that prompted this timely refresher: Note that “hasło” is the Polish word for ‘password’. I guess a scrap of paper under your keyboard is […]

“Check out my debit card!” Or: why people make bad security choices

Yes, the stories are true, and no, this isn’t The Onion. People are, once again, displaying their affinity for tweeting photos of things that should never be tweeted. Let’s set the scene and put you in the shoes of a number of today’s (possibly young, possibly naïve) Twitter users: you get your first debit card, […]

Cipher of Advanced Encryption Substitution And Rotation

In the rapidly changing world of eternal mathematical truths, we need to innovativize for the sustanation of our competitive advantage. So instead of serving our customer base with the same old encryption algorithms that are used by governments, military, and most of the Internet, we want to provide the world with new, proprietary systems that […]