Linkedin Confirms Password Leak, Eharmony Has One, Too

LinkedIn confirmed Wednesday afternoon via its blog that user passwords had been compromised and eHarmony said the same thing.

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  • In wake of LinkedIn hack, confirms data breach
    "We are currently investigating the leak of some user passwords," the message read. "This follows recent password leaks on other sites, as well as information posted online. As a precautionary measure, we’re asking all our users to change their ...
    06/7/2012 - 10:06 am | View Link
  • Linkedin confirms passwords hack
    The firm has posted a blog entry that acknowledges the attack and confirms that at least some of the reported ... that asks them to visit Linkedin and begin a password change process. A follow up email will be sent to those users and will tell them a ...
    06/6/2012 - 10:41 pm | View Link
  • How to determine if your LinkedIn password has been compromised
    RELATED: LinkedIn confirms ... password in the database. He’s surprised LinkedIn did not modify the passwords using a technique called “salting” to further protect the passwords. “If it had been salted, it would have made it a less dangerous leak ...
    06/6/2012 - 3:41 pm | View Link
  • Data breach or not, changing your LinkedIn password is a smart idea
    The passwords were shared via a Russian hacker site, and security researcher Per Thorsheim confirms that the leak is legit." "A file containing 6,458,020 SHA-1 unsalted password hashes has been posted on the internet, and hackers are working together to ...
    06/6/2012 - 11:21 am | View Link
  • LinkedIn confirms some users' passwords hacked
    The company itself included a reminder about best practices with regard to passwords in a blog post about its investigation of the possible password leak. "One of the best ways to protect your privacy and security online is to craft a strong password ...
    06/6/2012 - 10:23 am | View Link
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    Professional social networking website tells users to change password, confirming reports of a security breach
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    LinkedIn has confirmed that user passwords to its site were compromised, giving the official nod to the story that has been raging all day, that million of ...
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    LinkedIn confirmed on Thursday that approximately 6.5 million hashed LinkedIn passwords were leaked, and that a “small subset of the hashed passwords was decoded ...
    06/8/2012 - 11:18 am | View Website
  • LinkedIn confirms password leak | ZDNet
    LinkedIn confirms password leak. update Social networking site reveals some of the reported 6.4 million passwords stolen matched its users; is taking measures to ...
    06/6/2012 - 7:56 pm | View Website
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