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Lastpass’s most recent (2022) compromise included email addresses, home addresses, names, and encrypted customer vaults. In this post, I’ll show how an attacker can use tools like Hashcat to crack an encrypted vault with a weak password.
Sam Croley, a security researcher, tweeted about how amazing the new RTX 4090 graphics card from Nvidia actually is at breaking passwords. It turns out that it can crack one of your passwords twice as quickly as the previous leader, the RTX 3090, even when up against Microsoft’s New Technology LAN Manager (NTLM) authentication mechanism and the Bcrypt password-hacking feature.
“Studies show that you probably aren’t using your password manager correctly. Here’s how to fix all your password problems.”
“We created a detailed evaluation checklist and ran five password managers through the gauntlet: LastPass, 1Password, Dashlane, Bitwarden, and Keeper. At the end of our evaluation, we decided that Bitwarden is the best choice for our company, and we’ve begun the process of migrating from LastPass to Bitwarden.”
Quantopian Security (2018)
“Enpass could have been great, but iCloud Sync issues cause a negative experience that makes you move on”
MacSources (2022, May 6)
“I am going to list out 5 reasons, why you should use the password manager called KeePass, instead of the highly popular and widely known LastPass password manager with millions of downloads.”
The Useful Tech (2019)
“Are you using your password manager correctly? A study out of UC Berkeley finds that many people are falling back on lazy password habits that make these security tools less effective. “