LastPass suffers data breach; Company says no password was taken: details

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LastPass, a password manager used by more than 33 million people, has been hacked by an unauthorized party recently cracked in the developer environment after stealing the company’s source code and proprietary information. LastPass assures that it does not believe any passwords were taken as part of the breach, and will not require users to take additional action to secure their accounts. Password Manager has also confirmed that their products and services are working normally.

password manager recently said blog post that some unusual activity was recently detected in parts of the LastPass development environment. As mentioned earlier, the company said there is no evidence that the incident involved any access to customer data or encrypted password vaults.

LastPass has concluded that an unauthorized party gained access to parts of the LastPass development environment through a single compromised developer account. This gave hackers access to parts of the source code and some proprietary LastPass technical information.

As mentioned earlier, LastPass has ensured that their products and services are operating normally so far.

LastPass CEO Karim Tubba has said that in response to the incident, the company has deployed prevention and mitigation measures. LastPass has also hired a leading cyber security and forensics firm for this. The password manager has also regained control and is said to show no further evidence of unauthorized activity.


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