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Is Lastpass having problems or under attack?[Solved]

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:24 pm
by fstjohn
I'm unable to login to Lastpass today. Message: "An error occurred while attempting to contact the server. Please check your Internet connection.". True in Chromium, Chrome and Firefox. Anyone else?

Re: Is Lastpass having problems or under attack?

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:50 pm
by blueocean
Problems with mine too. Has happened before. Usually goes away after a while. You might try clearing Lastpass cache by going to left click icon and choose more options>advanced>clear cache.

Re: Is Lastpass having problems or under attack?

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:52 pm
by g1230g
fstjohn wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:24 pm
I'm unable to login to Lastpass today. Message: "An error occurred while attempting to contact the server. Please check your Internet connection.". True in Chromium, Chrome and Firefox. Anyone else?
I just checked mine and no apparent problems or issues. Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon and using Google Chrome. Every now and then I will get that same error and it usually goes away...but for now no issues for me.

Be patient. If you have not done so yet..clear cache, run update manager and maybe reboot.

Re: Is Lastpass having problems or under attack?

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:02 pm
by fstjohn
Thanks,
It cleared up, finally.

Re: Is Lastpass having problems or under attack?[Solved]

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:25 pm
by AZgl1500
I have had that happen occasionally, usually related to a burp in the internet being available for me, which causes the LastPass server to be inaccessible.

( I am experiencing extreme ISP outages, the monitor trapped 27 outages on Sunday alone )


I just exit Firefox, wait until I hear the UptimeNetworkMonitor give me the Audible Beep that the internet has returned, then I start up Firefox, and LastPass is just fine.

https://netuptimemonitor.com/

Re: Is Lastpass having problems or under attack?[Solved]

Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:59 pm
by fstjohn
Here's an explanation of what happened from the Lastpass blog:
http://tinyurl.com/yc75bx5j

Re: Is Lastpass having problems or under attack?[Solved]

Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:54 am
by AZgl1500
fstjohn wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:59 pm
Here's an explanation of what happened from the Lastpass blog:
http://tinyurl.com/yc75bx5j
glad that they owned up to the problem.
this is only instance that I can remember having a problem with LastPass in about 20 years of using them.

that makes this an extremely rare event.

Re: Is Lastpass having problems or under attack?[Solved]

Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:21 am
by fstjohn
AZgl1500 wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:25 pm

I just exit Firefox, wait until I hear the UptimeNetworkMonitor give me the Audible Beep that the internet has returned, then I start up Firefox, and LastPass is just fine.

https://netuptimemonitor.com/
Netuptimemonitor looks like a very useful utility, especially if you're having intermittent connection problems. Too bad it only works on Windows. If it worked on Linux I'd buy it in a New York Minute.

Re: Is Lastpass having problems or under attack?[Solved]

Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:51 pm
by AZgl1500
fstjohn wrote:
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:21 am
AZgl1500 wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:25 pm

I just exit Firefox, wait until I hear the UptimeNetworkMonitor give me the Audible Beep that the internet has returned, then I start up Firefox, and LastPass is just fine.

https://netuptimemonitor.com/
Netuptimemonitor looks like a very useful utility, especially if you're having intermittent connection problems. Too bad it only works on Windows. If it worked on Linux I'd buy it in a New York Minute.
yeah, me too again, even...... I tried to install it on a 2nd Win7 laptop near my Recliner and it barked when I plugged in my License number..... told me it was already installed on machine #xyz12345

uh huh, that is my Win7 Pro desktop in the office.... oh well, I just turn up the volume on that Win7 machine loud enough to hear it in the living room where we watch TV.