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LastPass Denies Reports of Mass Hack, No Passwords Breached

According to The Verge, popular password manager LastPass has denied the possibility of a data breach after several users reported being notified of unauthorized attempts to log in to their LastPass accounts, which for most users contain sensitive login credentials for everything from social media platforms to their bank accounts. When one LastPass user posted on...

LastPass to Make Free Users Choose Between Mobile and Desktop

Starting March 16th, LastPass Free users will need to choose between having access to their saved passwords on their computers (including all browsers running on desktops and laptops) or their mobile devices (including mobile phones, smartwatches, and tablets). Once the date approaches, LastPass Free users will be offered the chance to choose between mobile and computers, and will get...

LastPass Password Manager Drops Support for Native macOS App

LastPass, the freemium password manager designed to create a safe place to keep all your passwords by encrypting them for online access, has announced today they will be dropping support for their native macOS app and replacing it with a web browser-based application. A new report from The Verge explains that LastPass has sent emails...

LastPass Patches Bug That Could Potentially Expose Passwords

Popular password management app LastPass has revealed in a blog post that it has recently patched a security bug that could have revealed a user’s credentials entered on a previously visited site. The company was notified of the bug by Google's Project Zero security researcher Tavis Ormandy on August 29 (via Engadget). According to LastPass, a...

LastPass Premium Promo: 6 Months Free for Education Users

Password manager LastPass has a promo currently which offers six months of a premium subscription for free, if you’re an education user with an .edu email. LastPass has apps available for iOS, Mac, Android, Windows, Linux and browser extensions. A premium subscription costs $4 per month in Canada, so a six month free trial will...

LastPass ‘Families’ Plan Coming Later This Summer

For those who practice good online security habits it’s likely that you’ve either heard of LastPass or you’re already using it (or another password manager like 1Password). Today, LastPass has announced a new family-focused service to sit alongside their personal and enterprise focused offerings. According to a blog post on the company's website, "LastPass Families" is a new...

LastPass Acknowledges Vulnerability Found by Google Security Researcher

On Monday, LastPass acknowledged a remote code execution vulnerability that affects version 4.1.43 of the LastPass extension on Chrome. The vulnerability was discovered by Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy. In a blog post, LastPass called the vulnerability 'unique and highly sophisticated'. "We are now actively addressing the vulnerability. This attack is unique and highly...

LastPass ‘Everywhere’ Device Sync Feature is Now Free for All

If you’re a LastPass user, the company has just made its Everywhere device sync feature free for all users, as it is no longer just available to Premium members. Here’s how today’s roll-out works, explains Joe Siegrist, Founder, VP & GM of LastPass: If you’re already using LastPass Free, no action is required to start...

LastPass Authenticator for iOS Launches For Easier Sign-Ins

If you’re a LastPass user, the company has launched LastPass Authenticator for iOS, which makes it easier for you to sign into your two-factor protected account, but also acts as a hub for your other Google Authenticator accounts. Two-factor security means to login to an account, it will require your normal username and password, but...

LastPass Found Vulnerable to Very Simple Phishing Attack

A simple tool released on Github by security researcher Sean Cassidy can steal the login details and two-factor authentication key for the popular LastPass password manager, The Register is reporting. The tool allows hackers to mimic the look and feel of the LastPass browser plugin and site, and uses the same browser pop-up boxes or banners used...

LogMeIn Acquires LastPass Password Manager For $125 Million

LogMeIn has announced this morning that it has acquired the password management software maker LastPass for $110 million in cash, saying that the acquisition provides the company with access to resources that will enable it to "innovate faster”. Furthermore, another $15 million in cash is available in contingent payments if LastPass meets certain milestone and retention...