Sunday, December 04, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple Sent Letter NHTSA Asking About Autonomous Vehicle Guidelines
Apple Blames Battery For Random iPhone 6s Shutdowns
Microsoft Stores Reveal Xbox Discounts And Offers
Researcher Bypasses The iOS Activation Lock
Facebook To Offer $20 million To Improve Silicon Valley Communities
Xiaomi Launches Voice -controller Mi Wi-Fi Speaker
Xiaomi "Denies" Mi MIX Nano Existence
Nokia D1C Specs Leak
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > LinkedI...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, June 06, 2012
LinkedIn Passwords Leaked Online


Social network LinkedIn confirmed Wednesday that some of its users' passwords have been stolen and leaked onto the Internet.

The company did not say how many of the more than six million passwords that were distributed online corresponded to LinkedIn accounts. The company said it was continuing to investigate the situation.

The company said that members that have accounts associated with the compromised passwords will notice that their LinkedIn account password is no longer valid. These members will also receive an email from LinkedIn with instructions on how to reset their passwords. These affected members will receive a second email from LinkedIn's Customer Support team providing a bit more context on this situation and why they are being asked to change their passwords.

"We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this has caused our members. We take the security of our members very seriously," the company said in a statement.

Before confirming the breach, LinkedIn issued security tips as a precautionary measure. The company said users should change passwords at least every few months and avoid using the same ones on multiple sites.


Previous
Next
Pioneer Implements Class D3 Technology To AV Receivers        All News        Workstation Market Remains Weak
New Bird Trademark For Twitter     General Computing News      Google To Add Third Dimension To Maps

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .