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RSS FeedsLastPass analytics code raises questions about potential security issues
(Android Police)

 
 

26 february 2021 16:59:17

 
LastPass analytics code raises questions about potential security issues
(Android Police)
 


In case you needed yet another reason to switch LastPass recently caused an uproar by announcing forthcoming changes to its pricing model that will effectively nerf the free tier, and now the company is in for some more bad news. According to a report published by German cybersecurity researcher Mike Kuketz (via The Register), the password manager uses seven third-party trackers that introduce potential security issues, prompting him to recommend LastPass users to switch to competitors. Kuketz used Exodus Privacy to identify which third-party trackers the app uses, and he managed to find the following seven: AppsFlyer Google Analytics Google CrashLytics Google Firebase Analytics Google Tag Manager MixPanel Segment To check what exactly these third-party tools do, Kuketz analyzed the network traffic originating from LastPass version 4.11.18.6150. Read More LastPass analytics code raises questions about potential security issues was written by the awesome team at Android Police.


 
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