Repeated internet access???

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20 Jul, 2019 05:06 PM

I read your input about the app checking for up dates but it seems like every time I interact with MPW I get a spike in data from it. I incidentally noticed it while looking for something else, Granted its probably not a lot of data but it makes me a little nervous. Im using a MacBook with Mojave, I have the firewall full on yet you can see in the screen shot that while I had everything turned off but the VPN service every time I entered the password to the app theres a spike in data, Is there a way to turn off the update checking software routine? Is it a avoided by using the terminal version? Am I just being paranoid?

  1. 1 Posted by momo on 09 Aug, 2019 10:54 PM

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    I think you must receive an answer. Why does Master Password need internet connection? Is it just to check new updating software?

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Maarten Billemo... on 10 Aug, 2019 09:01 AM

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    The only thing that uses the network unprompted is the Crashlytics service which AFAIK loads the configuration file from remote servers on start-up and after a crash submits a report indicating which lines of code were involved in crashes if they happen.

    Note that Master Password is fully open-source and can be fully inspected at:

  3. 3 Posted by momo on 10 Aug, 2019 12:27 PM

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    Thank you so much
    Your work is pricelss
    Best regards

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