Last Updated: 2011-05-05 15:14:37 UTC
by Chris Carboni (Version: 1)
"It seems that LastPass is claiming a possible breach and has taken extraordinary measures that may be causing a bigger issue.
Users are reporting the inability to get access to their data, and when I finally completed the REQUIRED migration process, my data appears corrupted and unusable. A second has already reported the same coruption. So this is not an isolated case.
There is no followup from support yet, so who knows, but I strongly suspect my data is irrevocobaly lost, as that was a one time data reencrytion process (with no option to perform a backup!)
Recommendation for other LastPass users - wait until support comes back with an update."
John sent us a link to a Brian Krebs article on the topic
Leave a diary comment and let us know what you think about password managers and how you (hopefully) manage unique usernames and passwords for every site you visit. Personally, I have an algorithm I've developed that allows me to determine a unique username and password for every online account I have, that I can figure out when arriving at the site.
Christopher Carboni - Handler On Duty