increasing security in PC's browser (further authentication would be needed)

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increasing security in PC's browser (further authentication would be needed)

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increasing security in PC's browser (further authentication would be needed)

Hi,

 

if you leave your computer unattended for even a very short period of time, it is very easy for an attacker to steal some passwords from browser's lastpass extension. It can be opened without any authentication.

 

Even requesting a PIN nr, or fingerprint authentication would do the job. As this is for preventing sneak password steal, not for preventing a time-consuming complete hack of account.

 

Unlike in Android's version, where you are requested to present e.g. fingertrip everytime you open the app (or even app is opened, but switched to an other app then back), it is very useful.

 

Pls invent such feature for browser extension, too.

 

ps: log-out after a certain period is time, or log-out when quit from browser are not proper solutions, as they request to re-enter complicated master passwrod everytime. It is not easy, and it may allow to witness the most important master password password at unsafe places.

 

Thank you.

3 Comments
GlennD
LogMeIn Manager
Status changed to: Delivered

Require a Master Password Re-prompt is already a feature https://support.logmeininc.com/lastpass/help/require-a-password-re-prompt-lp020009 

importsteven
New Member

Yes, I know that feature, but just as mentioned in first post, I would like to avoid re-entering master password everytime, as it is very complex.

 

I'm looking for a feature, basically, to prevent simple access to whole database via Chome's extension, if someone (unauthorised) gets 2 minutes to open the extension, while user is away. This is not a bullet-proof protection, this would be just a convenient feature.

deejinoz
Active Contributor

Best practice for this is to get into the habit of using your computer's screen lock (works on Mac or PC or Linux):

Windows: Windows Key + L

macOS: CTRL + COMMAND + Q

Linux: CTRL + ALT + L

This way you protect all of your data, not just your passwords, in LastPass.