AgileBits: Heads up: Your best defense against the Russian hacker data breach is still strong, unique passwords [Update: And a sale!]

The bad news: Russian hackers claim to have gotten their hands on a sizeable collection of login credentials and emails.

The semi-good news: the story might not add up. According to The Verge, most, if not all, the credentials may simply have been collected from previous breaches we already knew about, including Adobe, LinkedIn, and others.

The good news: strong, unique passwords for all your sites are still your best defense. If shady individuals nab one or even more of your accounts, 1Password’s unique passwords prevent them from using that information to break into all your accounts.

EVEN MORE good news: To help everyone get more secure online with strong, unique passwords for all their accounts, we’re putting 1Password for iOS on sale for just $9.99! For how long? We’re not sure yet, so act fast and spread the word. Bonus points: our upcoming update for iOS 8 will be free to existing owners!

I’ve been using 1Password for quite sometime. I bought it during a sale like this one. It’s been a great purchase. I highly recommend it to everyone. 1Password works on Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPad, and Android.

iTunes Link: 1Password for iOS

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