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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  • LinkedIn confirms password leak
    update LinkedIn has admitted it suffered a data breach resulting in user passwords being stolen. It did not verify whether the number of compromised passwords reached the reported 6.4 milllion though. According to a blog post on Wednesday, Vicente Silveria ...
    06/6/2012 - 3:24 pm | View Link
  • LinkedIn confirms ‘some’ passwords stolen were from its database
    which includes hashing and salting of our current password databases.” The LinkedIn story has had sufficient legs that some members of the US Congress are hailing it as an example for the need of new sorts of legislation to help protect, and control ...
    06/6/2012 - 10:58 am | View Link
  • LinkedIn confirms over 6 million passwords stolen
    The site has disabled all leaked passwords and sent affected users an email detailing the leak and how to reset a disabled password, Silveira. The passwords were able to be cracked because, though they were encrypted with a process called hashing ...
    06/6/2012 - 6:45 am | View Link
  • LinkedIn Confirms Compromise, Change Your Passwords Now [Updated]
    Regardless of whether the leak is confirmed or not, it's a good time to change your password. To do so, go straight to the LinkedIn Change Password page (you'll need to be logged in), enter a new, secure password, and click Change Password. Advertisement ...
    06/6/2012 - 4:51 am | View Link
  • LinkedIn confirms password security breach, outlines steps to minimize damage
    If you were among the five percent of LinkedIn users affected by this leak, feel free to email us the full explanation (we’ll credit you!). It’s also probably a good idea to change your password on not only LinkedIn, but any other site or service that ...
    06/6/2012 - 2:40 am | View Link
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  • LinkedIn Confirms Password Leak, eHarmony Also Admits ...
    LinkedIn confirmed a security incident of a leaked hashed password list, and dating site eHarmony added to the news cycle by reporting that they too were breached.
    06/6/2012 - 7:56 pm | View Website
  • LinkedIn Confirms Password Leak
    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 passwords ...
    06/6/2012 - 5:54 pm | View Website
  • LinkedIn confirms 'some' passwords leaked | Computerworld
    LinkedIn confirms 'some' passwords leaked ... The LinkedIn password file does not contain any of the common passwords that Imperva's researchers have typically run ...
    06/6/2012 - 2:12 pm | View Website
  • LinkedIn confirms leak of users' passwords
    Professional social networking site LinkedIn has confirmed a leak of users' passwords and is encouraging members to update their passwords.
    06/6/2012 - 1:37 pm | View Website
  • LinkedIn confirms password leak, encourages users to ...
    LinkedIn confirms password leak, encourages users to update passwords LinkedIn's Nicole Williams, career coach Caroline Ceniza-Levine and MoneyWatch editor Jill Schlesinger debate the importance of social media in landing a job, offer resume-writing advice and more.
    06/6/2012 - 12:32 pm | View Website
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