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What You Need To Know About the Massive LinkedIn Accounts Leak

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In 2012, Linkedin was hacked by an unknown Russian entity, and six million user credentials were leaked online. Four years later, it’s transpired that the hack was far worse than we first expected. In a report published by Vice’s Motherboard, a hacker called Peace has been selling 117 million LinkedIn credentials on the Dark web for around $2,200 in Bitcoin. While this episode is a continuing headache for LinkedIn, it will inevitably be worse for the thousands of users whose data has been splashed online. Helping me make sense of it is Kevin Shabazi; a leading security expert, and the...

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