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The LastPass Attack Gets Worse, What is Gamification, Signal’s Encryption Standoff

Popular password manager LastPass suffered a second attack that lasted for over two months. Now new and disturbing information is being released about the attack.

Scott discusses the benefits and challenges of using gamification in security awareness training, emphasizing the importance of individual learning before employing it at the business process level.

Signal, a very popular encrypted messaging app, warns it may leave the UK if new online safety legislation weakens its end-to-end encryption, sparking controversy and debate over privacy concerns.

** Links mentioned on the show *

LastPass: DevOps engineer hacked to steal password vault data in 2022 breach
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/lastpass-devops-engineer-hacked-to-steal-password-vault-data-in-2022-breach/

What is “Gamification” and why is it misunderstood in the industry?
https://www.linkedin.com/posts/scottwright_home-click-armor-activity-7033783390243848192-TOHu/

Signal app warns it will quit UK if law weakens end-to-end encryption
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2023/feb/24/signal-app-warns-it-will-quit-uk-if-law-weakens-end-to-end-encryption

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The post The LastPass Attack Gets Worse, What is Gamification, Signal’s Encryption Standoff appeared first on The Shared Security Show.

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from The Shared Security Show authored by Tom Eston. Read the original post at: https://sharedsecurity.net/2023/03/06/the-lastpass-attack-gets-worse-what-is-gamification-signals-encryption-standoff/

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