This week was a particularly tough week for those that depend and promote the use of password managers. Unfortunately, not because of the compromise itself, but because of the loss of faith in such technologies that it undoubtedly introduced into the market. The sad reality is that the only reason it’s news is for no other reason than the fact it was a very popular service – LastPass – and had the words compromise and hack in the title.
Yes – LastPass was Compromised
The impacts however are not as severe, all things considered, as it might appear at face value.