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LinkedIn loses 6.5m users’ passwords to hackers

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Last week, LinkedIn became the latest social media company to endure a major security breach after more than six million of its users’ passwords were stolen and posted by hackers on a Russian web forum, inviting other hackers to help decrypt them. All of the 6.5 million leaked passwords were… Read more »

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LinkedIn privacy case dismissed

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A U.S. District Judge has recently thrown out a case against LinkedIn because it did not meet the “case or controversy” threshold required for a federal lawsuit to go forward. Last March, Kevin Low filed a privacy case against LinkedIn after he was “humiliated” by LinkedIn’s sharing of his Internet… Read more »

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