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6.5 Million LinkedIn Passwords Cracked: Does Cyber Crime Worry You?

Fef 2012/06/06 14:34:47
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6.46 million encrypted LinkedIn passwords have reportedly leaked on a Russian forum.

Finnish security company Cert-Fi has posted a warning about the incident, saying it is “likely” that whoever hacked LinkedIn possesses the accompanying user names as well.

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  • strange_armour 2012/06/06 20:37:04
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    strange_armour
    Anyone who is on LinkedIn may as well be dead.
  • Pedro Doller ~Inc. 2012/06/06 18:29:58
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    Pedro Doller ~Inc.
    Probably a good time to do with Linked in, the same as Facebook, Twitter and Google/ G-mail. Drop them.
  • socokid 2012/06/06 18:11:44
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    socokid
    More than half of my job is securing against this crap...

    If you have a LinkedIn account, go change your password. Now.
  • frank 2012/06/06 15:30:01
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    frank
    Yes it does, just look at what the US did to Iran's nuclear enrichment program.
  • dlsofsetx 2012/06/06 15:16:13
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    dlsofsetx
    I was a victim of identity theft once.The company in the matter resolved it very quickly & my bank also did.I regret that whoever the perpetrator was did not try a second time.That's how they get caught.
  • cm 2012/06/06 14:55:23
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    cm
    i've been a victim of stolen identity and it's no fun
  • Reggie☮ 2012/06/06 14:45:39
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    Reggie☮
    You always have to worry about it.
  • mk, Smartass Oracle 2012/06/06 14:42:45
  • Zuggi 2012/06/06 14:37:10
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    Zuggi
    I'm pretty good about keeping my secured stuff on different passwords/etc... than my unimportant stuff. But still, it's dangerous; I'd be more concerned if they hacked USAA of course.

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