Saturday, March 2, 2024

LastPass Warns on Password App Found in Apple App Retailer


LastPass is warning its customers a few fraudulent app discovered on the Apple App Retailer — referred to as “LassPass Password Supervisor.”

LastPass is a password supervisor utility — a software that permits customers to create a number of safe passwords and retailer them multi functional place, behind one sturdy grasp password.

Although the faux app intently resembles the official LastPass app by way of branding and interface, upon nearer inspection, the app options warning indicators, together with misspellings inside its descriptions.

The fraudulent app additionally solely has one ranking, and lists Parvati Patel because the developer; the reliable LastPass app, in the meantime, has 52,300 scores and lists LogMeIn because the developer.

Though it isn’t an ideal impersonation of the LastPass model, its look in Apple’s official App Retailer is regarding, and unwary customers who do not take a look at the itemizing’s particulars may obtain the app by mistake. LastPass did not supply particulars as to the dangers that the fraudulent app may pose, apart from intimating potential theft of any credentials that customers enter into it: “We’re elevating this to our prospects’ consideration to keep away from potential confusion and/or lack of private information,” the corporate stated.

LastPass famous on its weblog that it’s working to get the fraudulent app taken down.



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