More than 117 Million LinkedIn Accounts Caught Up In Data Breach

More than 117 Million LinkedIn Accounts Caught Up in Data Breach | Social Media TodayIf it’s been a while since you changed your LinkedIn password, now might be a good time.

Back in 2012, LinkedIn was the victim of a massive data breach, resulting in the login details, including passwords, of more than 6.5 million of their users being uploaded to a Russian hacker forum. The data was encrypted, but it was listed in a way that hackers, evidently, had little trouble getting around it – within a few hours of the information being released, more than 300,000 usernames and passwords had been decrypted and were being shared amongst hacker communities…

More than 117 Million LinkedIn Accounts Caught Up In Data Breach

 

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