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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    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 ...
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  • LinkedIn confirms password leak
    Business networking site LinkedIn has confirmed reports that some of its user passwords have been compromised. This follows reports that over 6.4 million SHA-1 encrypted user passwords had been leaked online by a Russian forum user. LinkedIn Director ...
    06/6/2012 - 8:01 pm | View Link
  • LinkedIn Confirms Password Theft; eHarmony Hacked Too
    "We can confirm that some of the passwords that were compromised correspond to LinkedIn accounts," the company said Wednesday ... were on the hacker's list when trying to log in, as their password will no longer be valid. These members will also receive ...
    06/6/2012 - 3:30 pm | View Link
  • 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
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    06/6/2012 - 9:40 am | View Link
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