Struggling LastPass Suffers New Data Breach. Is Your Account at Risk?

Hackers stole critical LastPass corporate secrets after previously obtaining the most sensitive customer data, including users' entire password vaults.

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lastpass hack exposes user vaults
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Update: LastPass' data breach woes continue...In a March 1 update, LastPass announced that the hacker behind the previous breach (August 2022) has hacked a senior engineer’s home computer and obtained access to a critical corporate vault available to only four top employees. 

The vault gave the hacker access to a cloud-storage environment that contained encryption keys for 30 million customer vault backups stored on Amazon web servers, as well as “decryption keys needed to access the AWS S3 LastPass production backups, other cloud-based storage resources, and some related critical database backups.”

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Ben Demers
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Ben Demers manages digital content and engagement at Kiplinger, informing readers through a range of personal finance articles, e-newsletters, social media, syndicated content, and videos. He is passionate about helping people lead their best lives through sound financial behavior, particularly saving money at home and avoiding scams and identity theft. Ben graduated with an M.P.S. from Georgetown University and a B.A. from Vassar College. He joined Kiplinger in May 2017.