This month, LastPass discovered that something fishy was going on in their network, and when they looked more closely, found that encrypted master passwords, email addresses, password reminders, salts and authentication hashes had been compromised. The good news is that they say no users’ individual accounts and passwords appear to have been accessed. Nonetheless, the company is recommending that users change their passwords.
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.