Security while being repaired

How can I make sure that my 1password account is secure when my computer is in the repair shop getting it's hard drive and backup system worked on? Secure against some tech person from stealing all the info?


  • Lock the vault before you shut it down.

  • Oh, and if you've saved out any attached files then make sure you use a secure erase tool to delete them.

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member
    edited April 2015

    @Buffalo: Since your 1Password data is encrypted using your Master Password, any attacker would need it to be able to access your vault.

    However, this is also be a good opportunity to make sure that you're using a long, strong Master Password in the first place. It would be disastrous if, for instance, your password was something easy to guess, like your street address (which would probably be on the paperwork with the repair -- the things I've seen!) Better safe than sorry! :)

  • Thanks

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member

    @Buffalo: You are most welcome! Best sure to let us know if you have any other questions. We are always here to help! :)

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