#948 - LastPass Breach 2022: My Recommendation
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Needless to say I've been spending a lot of time researching, and thinking about the ramifications of, the LastPass breach that happened last year.
While it's still not a situation that calls for panic, I've decided it's a situation that calls for action. That action being leaving LastPass.
In this week's featured article I delve into my conclusion, my recommended alternatives, what I'm doing personally, and what the steps of a transition might look like for you.
All that and several FAQs in LastPass Breach 2022: My Recommendation
Also this week:
- Hacked email
- Failed external drives
- Backing up
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Gary and I also talk about LastPass and password managers, as well as CES (underwhelming), AI in Microsoft Office apps and perhaps even Bing (scary), and Gary's new Mac app.
LastPass Breach 2022: My Recommendation
It's time to move on. The questions are, to what and how quickly?
LastPass has lost my trust. Here's what I'm doing about it.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
My Email Is Hacked, How Do I Fix It?
|If your email is hacked, there are several steps you need to take to get it back and prevent it from being hacked again.|
Can an External Drive Fail?
|Hard drives fail, and external drives are no different. What to do?|
How Do I Back Up My Computer?
|Backing up your computer is critical to avoiding data loss but can seem complicated. I'll give a suggestion for typical users.|
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LastPass Breach: My RecommendationLastPass has lost my trust. Here's what I'm doing about it.
12 Steps to Avoid Account HacksHere are the steps you need to take to prevent losing your account forever to a hacker.
How Do I Back Up My Computer?Knowing how to back up your computer is critical to avoiding data loss but can seem complicated. I'll give a suggestion for typical users.
Yes, You NEED a Recovery Email Address & AccountAlternate email addresses are an important security setting that can allow you to regain access to your account if it's hacked or you forget your password.
7 Steps to Staying Safe OnlineFrom my most important Ask Leo! article: Online security is critical. Here are the key steps you can take to keep yourself safe on the internet.
Can an External Drive Fail?Hard drives fail, and external drives are no different. What to do?
Last Pass Breach 2022: My RecommendationsLastPass has lost my trust. Here's what I'm doing about it, and what I think you should do.
It Pays to Be SkepticalIf we would all be a little more skeptical, we'd be safer and the internet would be a more trustworthy place.
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