Password app LastPass hit by cybersecurity breach but says data remains safe

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Company says its security system prevented the hacker accessing customer data or encrypted passwords

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Password manager LastPass has told customers that some of their information has been accessed in a cybersecurity breach, but says passwords remain safe.

LastPass is one of several password managers in the market that aims to reduce the reuse of passwords online, by storing themin a single app. It also makes it easier for users to generate strong passwords as required.

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