Your LinkedIn password may have been compromised
In the last 24 hours, I have received several reliable reports that a Russian hacker has claimed to have hacked LinkedIn and has uploaded . . .
6.4 million encrypted LinkedIn passwords, (albeit without usernames).
You can read more about it here at Mashable
You can also find out here How to change your LinkedIn password
LinkedIn has promised to investigate this and provide updates on the LinkedIn password issue.
However, this does show the extent to which we have become dependent on electronic security to protect our privacy, and highlights the importance of changing your passwords regularly.
What should you do now?
1. Consider changing your LinkedIn password, just in case
2. Look for updates on this issue – we will keep you posted on anything that we hear about it
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