LastPass hackers stole your encrypted passwords, Merry Christmas!

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If you're still a LastPass customer by now, you should consider ditching the password manager app the first chance you get. Well, that's after Christmas or the holidays because that's what most people are concerned about right now. And it's now that LastPass decided to announce that hackers who breached its systems have been able to steal the encrypted vaults containing your passwords.

Now, the Thursday before Christmas, LastPass issued a notice of a recent security incident where hackers stole a copy of "a backup of customer vault data from the encrypted storage container which is stored in a proprietary binary format that contains both unencrypted data, such as website URLs, as well as fully-encrypted sensitive fields such as website usernames and passwords, secure notes, and form-filled data."

There's no reason to panic, LastPass seems to indicate. But you also should.

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