Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#2251 More LastPass flaws: researcher pokes holes in 2FA
Recently we’ve been writing about LastPass more than seems healthy.

March saw two rounds of serious flaws made public by Google’s Tavis Ormandy (quickly fixed), which seemed like a lot for a single week. Days ago, news emerged of a new issue (also fixed) in the company’s two-factor/two-step authentication (2FA) security.

To coin a phrase, all serious flaws are serious – but some are more serious than others.

This one matters for two reasons, only one of which will sound flippant: it wasn’t discovered by Tavis Ormandy, who at times has seemed to be writing a novella on flaw-hunting with the company’s name on it. That’s fine – researching vulnerabilities is his day job, after all.
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