Better change your #LinkedIn password as soon as possible!
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- Why? What's the reason behind it?Jun 6, 2012
- Some Russian gang manage to hack Linkinedin website and download 6 million people passwords.Jun 6, 2012
- That's a good point. LinkedIn tweeted about it but I didn't see any communication from them on their site or via email.Jun 6, 2012
- Wow! Would change my password then. Thanks!Jun 6, 2012
- Changed the passwordJun 6, 2012
- Those who posted the encrypted passwords were just asking for help cracking them. They likely have held the email addresses themselves. Worst case, they can add the passwords to a dictionary used to drive a dictionary attack, avoiding the brute force method, which is usually too time consuming.
LinkedIn has now confirmed it http://profiles.Google.com/Mr.Robert.Simpson/posts/Vzc7UcaDgeq
And it looks like Craigs List may be next http://profiles.Google.com/Mr.Robert.Simpson/posts/YBmajqiuVxgJun 6, 2012