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LinkedIn Passwords Leaked Online LinkedIn Passwords Leaked Online

[UPDATE 2] LinkedIn has confirmed the security breach and invalidated the affected passwords. Users can reset their password to regain access to their accounts. Read the full story. [UPDATE] LinkedIn has tweeted an update on the situation from their end. …

Frost & Sullivan’s Study On Data Leaks

A new study from Frost & Sullivan suggests companies have a new enemy to face, in their battle to protect their online reputation–their own data leaks.

According to CNET:

Indeed, three-fourths of the information security professionals around the world surveyed by Frost & Sullivan say they now consider avoiding reputation damage to their organizations as a top priority.

School Records Discovered Sitting On Google

It’s happened before, and now it’s happened again – the records of some schoolchildren became available to anyone and everyone using Google.  The security lapse has now been resolved (sort of), but it’s possible that the records were sitting unprotected for as long as two years.