|6.4M LinkedIn passwords compromised|
On the Internet you have very little privacy. One thing that’s private, or should be, are your passwords. Many business managers know this, and go to great lengths to ensure that their passwords are secure. Yet there are times when passwords are leaked, often this isn’t your fault. This recently happened with LinkedIn.
LinkedIn is a popular social media site that caters to professionals and helps them to network and find jobs. In the past few days, news stories have emerged about how members’ passwords were leaked online.
How passwords work
The hacker then published the encrypted passwords online for other people to decrypt. LinkedIn has released an update to the mobile apps to plug this leak, but the passwords are still online.
What does this mean for me?
How do I know if my password was compromised?
Alternatively, you can go to lastpass.com and test your password.
If you haven’t received an email, your password probably wasn’t leaked. We do suggest that, for security reasons, you change your LinkedIn password as soon as you can. You can do this by:
If you feel that your accounts are unsecured, or would like to enhance your current security, please contact us. We may have a solution for you.
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