6.5 million LinkedIn Password has been leaked. We will suggest you that before reading this article first change your LinkedIn password. The news has not been confirmed from the LinkedIn side but buzz on internet is “Password has been Leaked”. linkedIn updates on Twitter is
6.5 million password has been leaked in encrypted format on a Russian Hacker website forum. Norwegian News website has reported the leaked. It says“Two days ago a package on the 6.5 million encrypted passwords posted on a Russian hacker site. Those who posted it wanted help to crack the codes, which is common in such environments, says password expert and consultant in Evry, Per Thorsheim”. The password are in encrypted format but easy to break.
Per Thorsheim has Tweeted on his Tweeter account that why leaked password belong to LinkedIn and also unofficially confirmed the leak.
Cert-Fi a Finnish national security authority has also released a warning regarding the leak of LinkedIn password. Linkedin having more than 160 million user’s around the world.
The Next Web has reported that one LinkedIn user has already confirmed that his password has been leaked.
Many people use single password for every login and that put many other account in serious danger.
Not a good day for LinkedIn as today reports came about LinkedIn iOS app which is synced to calender is collecting and sending the data back to LinkedIn. LinkedIn explained the situation regarding iOS app on their official blog.