Hackers Breach LastPass Developer System to Steal Source Code

Products You May Like

Password management service LastPass confirmed a security incident that resulted in the theft of certain source code and technical information.

The security breach is said to have occurred two weeks ago, targeting its development environment. No customer data or encrypted passwords were accessed.

CyberSecurity

“An unauthorized party gained access to portions of the LastPass development environment through a single compromised developer account and took portions of source code and some proprietary LastPass technical information,” LastPass CEO Karim Toubba said.

Amidst ongoing investigation into the incident, the company said it has engaged the services of a leading cybersecurity and forensics firm and that it has implemented additional countermeasures.

LastPass Hacked

LastPass, however, didn’t elaborate on the exact mitigation techniques that it used to strengthen its environment. It also reiterated that the break-in had no impact on users’ master passwords, adding there is no evidence of further malicious activity.

As of now, no action is required from the side of users. LastPass claims over 33 million active users and more than 100,000 business accounts.

Cyber Security

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Ukraine Says Russia Planning Massive Cyberattacks on its Critical Infrastructures
Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Has “Almost All” Ingredients for Life to Survive: Study
NASA Crashed a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid; Photos Show the Last Moments of the Successful DART Mission
Here are the people who texted Elon Musk to offer advice or money for the Twitter deal
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro Review: Android’s Finest Smartwatches

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.