Dashlane Inbox Scan

Find hidden threats like private passwords in your inbox

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#4 Product of the DayApril 07, 2015
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Alexis FogelMaker@alexisfogel · Co-founder at Dashlane
We built Inbox Scan as a cool educational tool to make people realize how easy it was to get sensitive information from their inbox. In most cases, we are able in one click to show you what is your favorite password + a list of all websites you have created an accounts on (which is a gold mine for hackers).
Julie DelanoyHunter@syswarren · Design at Product Hunt
Dashlane, the password manager, knows a great deal about online security and passwords. Here, it offers you a quick overview of how safe your passwords are by scanning your inbox. I personally suck at choosing passwords. I've been using 3 or 4 different passwords for years and according to Inbox Scan, I should be ashamed of my score :') I'll change that.
Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Watch this be a big trap to scrape everyone's passwords. 😛 It would also be helpful if this scanned for social security numbers and other sensitive information.
Kristofer™@kristofertm · #7 Product Hunter. E-Skateboard fanatic
@rrhoover Was thinking the same thing. "Let me find out how vulnerable I am by letting a 3rd party scan my emails for passwords. I'm sure they won't tell anyone." A nice thought, but I think I'll pass on this one.
Alexis FogelMaker@alexisfogel · Co-founder at Dashlane
@rrhoover @kristofertm Touché :). More seriously, security and privacy are the keys of everything we do at Dashlane and they are always our number 1 priority. For our password manager we don't even store our users master password so if you forget it, there is no way we can recover your access. For Dashlane Inbox Scan, even though the analysis is done server side, no data is kept on our server and everything is deleted as soon as you leave the page. We don’t want to know anything about you, we don’t sell data, we sell a product, that’s what we believe in. That being said, I understand the concern and the only thing I can tell you is that we have a lot to lose by not being careful about security and privacy when releasing this kind of things.
Chris Hendel@chris_hendel · Software Engineer @ Pebble
@rrhoover @kristofertm My thoughts exactly. I'm sure Dashlane means well by this product, but would hate to see a copycat come and ruin the party.
Irving Torres@irvingtorresyc · Freelance Designer
@rrhoover @kristofertm Yeah. Nice try NSA. :)
Kristofer™@kristofertm · #7 Product Hunter. E-Skateboard fanatic
Shlomo Fellig@shlomofellig · Founder, Outgrow.me
Incredibly impressive analysis, and it runs much faster than I thought it would.
Alexandre BarreiraMaker@abarreir · Software Engineer
@shlomofellig Glad you like it! We initially perform a few searches to find emails that could have sensitive data, and only retrieve headers for such emails. We also only fetch text parts of emails body to further reduce the bandwidth usage.
Stewart Rogers@therealsjr · Journalist/Analyst/Speaker - VentureBeat
I was lucky enough to be able to try this out a few days ahead of release, and it is a real eye-opener. I'm a long-time user of Dashlane, but this is a handy addition to its armory...