One of the world’s most popular password managers, LastPass, has confirmed that a recent security Incident that led to data hack. The password management firm was hacked two weeks ago, and as a result, the company’s source code and proprietary technical information was stolen by threat actors.
The news comes as a shock to the millions of users who trust the platform to keep their information safe.
While the company is still investigating the security breach, they don’t believe that any passwords were taken. They advise users not to take any additional action to secure their accounts at this time.
How the LastPass network was breached?
LastPass was breached through a compromised developer account that hackers used to access the company’s developer environment. After sending questions about the attack, LastPass released a security advisory today confirming the breach.
It looks like the Lastpass data breach was of the development servers, and it happened two weeks ago. The breach was probably caused by a compromise of a LastPass developer account.
LastPass zero knowledge’ architecture- What is it?
In response to the incident, we have deployed containment and mitigation measures, and engaged a leading cybersecurity and forensics firmLastPass advisory
What kind of data was breached in the LastPass network incident?
Social media was set ablaze with speculation that hackers could access the keys to password vaults after stealing source code and proprietary information. However, it’s important to note that no actual hacks have been reported, and the speculation is just that – speculation.