A security researcher has recommended against using the LastPass password manager Android app after noting seven embedded trackers. The software’s maker says users can opt out if they want.
Most users won’t know they’re being tracked, and won’t understand how to opt-out. Saying users can opt-out is not justification for filling your (already bad) app with multiple trackers that steal your users’ personal data — location, phone identifier, browser history, text history, contacts, who knows what! — and send it to four different companies that use it for advertising. LastPass couldn’t respect their customers less, and their actions within their app show it. They don’t deserve your business.
1Password has zero embedded trackers.