- LastPass’s user base includes more than 33 million people across the globe.
- The company revealed about a hacker breaking into its system and stealing its source code and proprietary information.
- LastPass however doesn’t believe any passwords were stolen or accessed by the hacker via the breach.
LastPass, a freemium password manager with a user base of more than 33 million people across the globe, stores user passwords in encrypted format. It recently revealed, via a blog post that a hacker broke into the system and stole its source code and proprietary information.
The company explained that an “unauthorized party” broke into its developer environment, which is the software used to build and maintain LastPass’s product by its employees. It further confirmed that the hackers gained access to its system via a single compromised developer’s account
However, the company refused to believe that any passwords were accessed or stolen by the hacker via this breach.