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KeePassXC 2.4.1 released

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Apr 13, 2019 - 02:30 CEST in category Releases

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We are happy to announce KeePassXC 2.4.1, the first maintenance release of the 2.4 series!

The new release fixes several bugs introduced in the previous feature release, including a case of possible data loss when unsafe saves were disabled on macOS and an issue with reading legacy keyfiles preventing the user from opening their database.

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KeePassXC 2.4.0 released

By Jonathan White
Posted on Mar 25, 2019 - 13:45 CET in category Releases

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After two beta releases, today we are proud to release KeePassXC 2.4.0!

With this release, we have streamlined our code, improved the user interface, and added several new and exciting features. We have merged a total of 116 pull requests that implemented 12 new features, resolved 28 bugs, and closed 73 issues.

Among the highlights of this release are a new database creation wizard, advanced search, KeeShare database sharing and synchronization, update checks, OpenSSH for Windows support, and a QR Code generator for TOTP.

Thanks to our active community, KeePassXC is now available in 40 languages! Help us translate on Transifex.

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KeePassXC Memory Security

By Jonathan White
Posted on Feb 21, 2019 - 23:00 CET in category Security

Some of you may have seen the recent vulnerability report from ISE that details various memory attacks against 1Password and KeePass, among others. Although KeePassXC was not mentioned, we have thoroughly reviewed the report and address some questions it raises below.

How does KeePassXC protect my data?

Similar to KeePass, we protect all data “at rest” (that is, when it is saved in the password database file *.kdbx). Aside from non-sensitive header data (such as initialization information for the encryption algorithms), your entire database (usernames, passwords, notes, etc) is encrypted using industry standard methods.

However, unlike KeePass, KeePassXC is a cross-platform application written in C++ using the Qt framework. We have worked very hard to be consistent across Windows, Linux, and MacOS platforms in terms of user experience and security. Each of these operating systems have different methods of handling memory that must be taken into account. This is a very complex topic with a lot of nuance. The following is a succinct breakdown of our security across the three platforms.

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KeePassXC 2.3.4 released

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Aug 23, 2018 - 21:32 CEST in category Releases

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Today we announce another 2.3 maintenance release with KeePassXC 2.3.4.

This release fixes a crash while downloading website favicons and brings some minor improvements to the entry view, database merging, SSH agent functionality, and browser integration.

With KeePassXC 2.3.4, we have also updated our PPA to ship a package for the upcoming Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish, whereas 17.10 Artful Aardvark has been discontinued.

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KeePassXC 2.3.3 released

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on May 9, 2018 - 20:30 CEST in category Releases

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Today we announce the third 2.3 maintenance release KeePassXC 2.3.3.

This release fixes a crash that was introduced in KeePassXC 2.3.2. The crash occurred when browser integration via proxy was enabled and prevented the application from starting if the setting was enabled in a previous version.

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KeePassXC 2.3.2 released

By Jonathan White
Posted on May 9, 2018 - 06:13 CEST in category Releases

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Today we announce the second 2.3 maintenance release KeePassXC 2.3.2.

This release focuses on refining the favorite icon downloader, SSH Agent, and browser integration feature. A complimenting update to the browser plugin is also being released to increase reliability and usability.

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KeePassXC 2.3.1 released

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Mar 7, 2018 - 00:46 CET in category Releases

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A week has gone by since our last big feature release and today we announce the first 2.3 maintenance release KeePassXC 2.3.1.

KeePassXC 2.3 came with a lot of new features and, not unexpectedly, also quite a few new bugs, which we address in this new release.

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KeePassXC 2.3.0 released

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Feb 28, 2018 - 03:00 CET in category Releases

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After a short beta phase, we are proud to release KeePassXC 2.3.0.

With this release, we reach another major milestone on our journey to providing you with the best and most secure cross-platform password management tool. KeePassXC 2.3 comes with a lot of new features and bug fixes which our users have been waiting for long enough.

Among the highlights of the release are KDBX 4.0, Argon2 as a new key derivation function, SSH agent integration, a new entry preview panel and an all-new browser plugin, called KeePassXC-Browser, which replaces the old KeePassHTTP-based plugins.

Thanks to our active community, KeePassXC also received a great number of new and updated translations and is now available in 32 languages, with even more being under development on Transifex!

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The Pwned buzz and why you really don't need this database

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Feb 24, 2018 - 16:08 CET in category Other

If you watched your social media channels over the last few days, you probably haven’t missed the media buzz about the launch of the new Pwned V2 Passwords database, not least because of our popular competitor 1Password integrating it as a service for you, so you can check if your beloved passwords have been compromised.

The database contains the SHA-1 hashes of half a billion leaked passwords. So if you want a new and secure password, you can now easily check it against a fairly large collection of known bad and compromised passwords. Neat, right?

Well…, we do appreciate the ’;–have i been pwned? service to check if one of your accounts has been stolen immensely, but let me explain why you really don’t need a database of bad passwords.

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KeePassXC 2.3.0-beta1 released

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Feb 22, 2018 - 13:44 CET in category Pre-Releases

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Today we release a first beta preview of KeePassXC 2.3.0.

The release is marked as experimental and allows you to test all the new features that will be coming in 2.3 before the final release. You can find the proper package for your operating system on our GitHub downloads page

Ubuntu PPA users can install the keepassxc-beta package in parallel with their stable keepassxc package.

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KeePassXC 2.3: Translators needed

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Jan 19, 2018 - 22:13 CET in category Community Effort

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The next big KeePassXC release is only weeks away and we are getting very anxious about releasing a first public beta version as soon as possible.

The new 2.3 release will bring a lot of new and long-awaited features to you. But lots of new features also mean lots of new and updated strings waiting to be translated and this is where we need you!

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KeePassXC 2.2.4 released

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Dec 14, 2017 - 10:00 CET in category Releases

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Today we announce the release of KeePassXC 2.2.4.

This release is purely a stability release. Most importantly, we corrected a critical issue, where database corruption could occur under specific circumstances and also fixed several minor deployment issues and violations of the freedesktop specification for our Linux releases.

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KeePassXC Ubuntu PPA Launched

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Oct 25, 2017 - 14:51 CEST in category Packages

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With our AppImage and Snap release, KeePassXC runs on almost any desktop Linux platform today. While especially the AppImage is extremely versatile and portable, we fully understand if users prefer a package that integrates better with their desktop system.

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KeePassXC 2.2.2 released

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Oct 22, 2017 - 03:00 CEST in category Releases

Today we announce with KeePassXC 2.2.2 the second patch release for KeePassXC 2.2.x. This release contains mostly fixes for our AppImage and Snap packages, but als numerous other bug fixes.

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KeePassXC 2.2.1 released

By TheZero
Posted on Oct 2, 2017 - 18:19 CEST in category Releases

After a little delay, we are very proud to announce the release of KeePassXC 2.2.1. This release comes with lots of bug fixes for the previous major release.

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KeePassXC 2.2.0 released

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Jun 26, 2017 - 02:35 CEST in category Releases

We are very excited to announce the release of KeePassXC 2.2.0! We have worked long and hard to bring you lots of new features and bug fixes in a well-rounded release. Among the top highlights of this release are

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KeePassXC 2.1.4 released

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Apr 11, 2017 - 16:20 CEST in category Releases

Although we expected 2.1.3 to be the last release in the 2.1.x series, we have released a new 2.1.4 maintenance update today. The release fixes a compatibility warning with the chromeIPass browser plugin.

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Authenticode fundraising completed

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Mar 15, 2017 - 01:33 CET in category Fundraising

The KeePassXC team wants to thank all who have contributed to our Authenticode certificate fundraising. With your support and additional generous funding from the Linux Fund (thank you especially, Ilan), we managed to collect all the money needed for purchasing a four-year Authenticode certificate.

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Funding an Authenticode code signing certificate

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Mar 4, 2017 - 17:00 CET in category Fundraising

To further ensure that you can really trust our Windows and OS X installer and avoid false positives in anti virus scanners, we would like to acquire a 4-year Authenticode code signing certificate and for that we need your help. Without a code signing certificate, Windows and OS X will always warn users that they are about to install software from an unknown (and possibly untrustworthy) vendor:

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KeePassXC 2.1.3 released

By Janek Bevendorff
Posted on Mar 3, 2017 - 01:30 CET in category Releases

Today we released another maintenance release. We expect this to be the last release in the 2.1.x series before 2.2.0. The release mostly fixes smaller bugs and brings minor user interface improvements.

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