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$5 Million Lawsuit Filed Against LinkedIn Over Lost Passwords

$5 Million Lawsuit Filed Against LinkedIn Over Lost Passwords

The hacking and leaking of millions of LinkedIn passwords recently was probably one of the most serious security exploits in the last few days. The exploit put the account details and personal information of millions of LinkedIn users at risk. Now, an Illinois woman has brought forth a class-action lawsuit against LinkedIn, demanding $5 million because of the poor security which LinkedIn provided.

By On June 20, 2012 Respond
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Hackers Decrypt More Than 60% Of The Leaked LinkedIn Passwords

Hackers Decrypt More Than 60% Of The Leaked LinkedIn Passwords

6.5 million LinkedIn passwords have been out there in the wild, being hacked and leaked by a hacker. The passwords were in the form of hashtag, which means they were still encrypted. We were told LinkedIn encrypted passwords using SHA-1. Now, it is being reported that the hackers have been able to decrypt more than 60% of these leaked passwords.

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Last.fm May Have Been Targeted In Yet Another Password Leak

Last.fm May Have Been Targeted In Yet Another Password Leak

The social media is still reeling from the after-effects of the hacking and leaking of some 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords, an incident that has really left users shaky regarding the security of social networks. And while the news is still fresh, here is yet another similar bit of news. This time, the well-known internet radio Last.fm has been targeted.

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How To Reset Your LinkedIn Password?

How To Reset Your LinkedIn Password?

We recently reported that a Russian hacker had claimed to have stolen some 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords and then having them posted to online forums. LinedIn, after relenting for some time, yielded to the claims and confirmed the leak, prompting the users to immediately change their LinkedIn passwords. Here’s a quick guide on how to do so.

By On June 7, 2012 1 Response
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LinkedIn Finally Confirms Hacking Of Passwords Of Some Accounts

LinkedIn Finally Confirms Hacking Of Passwords Of Some Accounts

The social media is abuzz over news that some 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords have been hacked and leaked on the web. Until now, LinkedIn has been saying that it is looking into this and so far, has been unable to determine whether or not this bit is true. Much to the disappointment of LinkedIn users, the company has now confirmed that passwords have indeed been leaked.

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Millions Of LinkedIn Passwords May Have Been Leaked By A Hacker

Millions Of LinkedIn Passwords May Have Been Leaked By A Hacker

We recently reported that LinkedIn has been lambasted by security researchers for sending over user’s iOS calender events to its servers. And now, LinkedIn is back, yet again, over more security issues. This time, it is a lot more serious. A Russian hacker is reportedly claiming that he was able to hack into LinkedIn and has now posted 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords online.

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