LastPass breach linked to theft of $4.4 million in crypto

Researchers studying cryptocurrency fraud have found that on October 25th, hackers used passphrases and private keys from stolen LastPass databases to steal $4.4 million in cryptocurrency.

The information is from Taylor Monahan, a developer for MetaMask, and ZachXBT, who have been monitoring these cryptocurrency thefts. We frequently receive DMs from people who have had their cryptocurrency holdings taken. Additionally, we go out to victims that we find on-chain,” ZachXBT said to BleepingComputer.

“We ask potential LastPass victims multiple questions and typically have found one commonality between them all being LastPass.” In 2022, a LastPass breach resulted in the theft of $4.4 million from over 25 victims by threat actor read more LastPass breach linked to theft of $4.4 million in crypto.

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