07 Jun '12, 2am

LinkedIn: Hackers Steal 6.5 Million Passwords; iOS App Leaking User Info

Professional networking website LinkedIn has run into a pair of thorny privacy issues, after reports emerged that millions of account credentials had been leaked, while researchers also accused its iPhone app of secretly snagging users' data. Hackers Steal More Than 6.5 Million Passwords Around 6.5 million encrypted LinkedIn passwords were recently posted to a Russian hacker site, according to Norwegian website Dagens . Many of those hacked passwords have now been decrypted. After the news broke, LinkedIn posted on Twitter that it was investigating the reports of stolen passwords. Later, LinkedIn confirmed via a blog post that "some of the passwords that were compromised correspond to LinkedIn accounts." The number of LinkedIn passwords compromised in a recent data breach could be far higher than the 6.5 million initially reported, according to Imperva. The security firm c...

Full article: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2182542/LinkedIn-Hac...

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