SECURITY HOLE LINKEDIN: HACKERS STEAL PASSWORDS

Password cracked by hackers on the social network linkedin

The professional social network Linkedin recognizes leakage data for user accounts with passwords. Linkedin Corp said on his blog, on twitter and data theft.

“Our security team is continuing its investigation,” said Vicente Silveira , an engineer at LinkedIn.

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The American Society advises members of the site to reset their access information to the network user profile linkedin

A web user nationality Russian managed to get about 6 million passwords, the hacker retrieved the encrypted database. The figure represents 4% of the base contact network . Linkedin wishes to make a very thorough investigation to understand and address these security vulnerabilities.

All affected users will receive an email to correct the security hole , the first step is to change the password immediately, do not wait.

A procedure will be sent to edit your information, see your reception box on the social network.

Still, pirated and published information does not include e-mail addresses “e-mail” associated with user profiles of members of the network. To protect oneself and to ensure that more security, security experts recommend that 150 million members to change their passwords immediately .

For recall information, this is a black day for Out the social network for Israeli researchers, security experts have revealed severe information on Linkedin implementation with The Apple IOS , the information in your calendar are recovered without your consent.

The American firm Linkedin indicates that the retrieved data is there to serve the user, and are not reviewed at commercial purposes. It is a function on Linkedin iphone application that goes against the rules governed by Apple on the confidentiality of user data, waiting to see how Apple will react firm …

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