I use LastPass Premium for storing hundreds of online passwords. However I don’t trust it with my most important banking passwords. For those, I use LastPass only to generate a complex password, then I encrypt the password and store it locally.
I was therefore not happy this morning to discover that LastPass was offering multiple passwords I had generated for PayPal:
One of those passwords was generated three years ago!
According to this LastPass FAQ article, a generated password will be replaced when you save the full entry in LastPass. But of course that is exactly what I am trying to avoid.
To deleted your generated passwords:
1. Open your LastPass Vault. Search the Sites for “generated”. Check the box next to each one, then choose Actions > Delete at the top.
2. Surprise! The passwords are still not gone. Click … More Options > Advanced > Deleted Items, then click Purge All:
In the future, I’ll try to remember to wipe these generated passwords as soon as I create them—or just use one of these sites for generating passwords: