Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Mobile Payment System Coming In September
Toshiba Partners with Microsoft to Deliver New Internet of Things Solutions
Kingston Releases USB Type-C Flash Drive
AMD Targets Notebooks and All-in-Ones With 6th Generation A-Series Processor
Computex: Micron Announces New High-Capacity, 16nm Triple-Level-Cell NAND
BlackBerry 10.3.2 and BlackBerry Blend 1.2 Coming to All BlackBerry 10 Devices
Instagram To Open Up Its Advertising Platform
G.SKILL at Computex 2015
Active Discussions
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
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

Sunday, June 10, 2012
LinkedIn Says Its Members Are Not At Risk


LinkedIn provided an update on the security easure the company took after hackers exposed millions of its users' passwords, saying on Saturday it had finished disabling all affected accounts and did not believe other members were at risk.

The social network last week confirmed that 6.5 million LinkedIn hashed passwords were stolen and published on an unauthorized website. Since then, the company has been working with the FBI to pursue the hackers.

The company clarified that compromised passwords were not published with corresponding email logins. At the time they were initially published, the vast majority of those passwords remained hashed, i.e. encoded, however a subset of the passwords was decoded. LinkedIn claims that its members information has nor being published at any time in connection with the list of stolen passwords. The only information published was the passwords themselves.

Based on its investigation, all member passwords that the company believe to be at risk have been disabled and those members have been notified by the company, in order to change their passwords.

The company has hired outside forensics experts to assist as company engineers and the FBI seek to get to the bottom of the break-in.


Previous
Next
SK Hynix And IBM to Work On PRAM Memory Chips        All News        Samsung Denies Suing Australian Commissioner Of Patents
Sony Works On 9.9-inch Flexible OLED Panel     General Computing News      Samsung Denies Suing Australian Commissioner Of Patents

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
LinkedIn Sees Slow Growth
Now You Can Block People On LinkedIn
LinkedIn Now Offers Professional Publishing Platform
LinkedIn Adds Two-Step Verification
LinkedIn Buys News App Pulse
LinkedIn Platform Opened To Help Build the Professional Web
LinkedIn Introduces Social News Service
Windows Live Integrates LinkedIn

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .