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LinkedIn Touts Coursera Tech Talk LinkedIn Touts Coursera Tech Talk

In addition to the Hackdays LinkedIn hosts on a monthly basis, the company also invites innovative technology entrepreneurs to come and speak at the LinkedIn campus in Mountain View, California. These public “tech talks” provide a glimpse at the future …

LinkedIn All-Women Hackday Invite Requests End Soon LinkedIn All-Women Hackday Invite Requests End Soon

LinkedIn’s Hackdays are a fun monthly tradition that gives employees a break from the normal work routine, and where company engineers can team up to simply build something interesting. Sometimes the creative ideas that come from a Hackday are implemented …

LinkedIn Summarizes Its Password Leak Response LinkedIn Summarizes Its Password Leak Response

It has been almost a week since over 6.4 million LinkedIn passwords were leaked to a hash-cracking website, and though it turned out that both eHarmony and Last.fm were also a part of the leak, the discussion has remained centered …

LinkedIn Gives Tips For Successful Gossiping LinkedIn Gives Tips For Successful Gossiping

When things are going well for a business, gossip can be a destructive force, damaging morale, creating cliques, and hampering productivity. In the worst of times, though, it’s best to have a network of informants to help stay on top …

LulzSec Releases 10,000 Twitter Accounts Complete With Passwords LulzSec Releases 10,000 Twitter Accounts Complete With Passwords

LulzSec announced their return just last week and they’re already causing a bit of a stir. The group used a security loophole in a third party Twitter application to gain access to about 10,000 Twitter accounts. LulzSec, now going under …

LinkedIn Defends Its Password Leak Response LinkedIn Defends Its Password Leak Response

Over 6.4 million LinkedIn member passwords were leaked to a hash-cracking forum last week, causing LinkedIn members to worry about the site’s security. As the week went on, the scope of the leak grew to encompass both eHarmony and Last.fm. …

LinkedIn Password Leak Caused No Unauthorized Access LinkedIn Password Leak Caused No Unauthorized Access

LinkedIn is trying hard to stay transparent in light of the LinkedIn password leak this week, in which more than 6.4 million passwords from the site were leaked to a online hash-cracking forum. The social network for professional networking responded …

LinkedIn Password Leak Brings Email Spam LinkedIn Password Leak Brings Email Spam

With more than 6.4 million LinkedIn passwords leaked onto a hash-cracking forum this week, there is no wonder that spammers will have a field day with the confusion it brought. Cameron Camp, a security researcher for the ESET cybersecurity software …

MD5crypt Password Scrambler Not Safe, Says Creator MD5crypt Password Scrambler Not Safe, Says Creator
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One of the more interesting things revealed to the public during the LinkedIn password leak debacle is the fact that entire forums exist where black-hat hackers work together to crack hashes. The speed with which LinkedIn and eHarmony’s passwords were …

LinkedIn Password Leak May Trigger Irish Investigation LinkedIn Password Leak May Trigger Irish Investigation

LinkedIn has already confirmed that more than 6.4 million of their members’ passwords were leaked to a hash-cracking forum earlier this week. And though the company has also taken reasonable steps to resolve the issue with its members, questions still …

eHarmony Passwords Leaked Along With LinkedIn eHarmony Passwords Leaked Along With LinkedIn

The story surrounding the LinkedIn password leak has focused on the professional networking social network because a majority of the more than 6.4 million passwords stolen were for LinkedIn. However, it has been discovered that a minority of the passwords …

LinkedIn Tips For Freelancers and Contractors LinkedIn Tips For Freelancers and Contractors

Yesterday’s LinkedIn password leak no doubt made the company’s public relations people very stressed. The LinkedIn Blog was used as the source of company announcements regarding the leak and password information, meaning other blog posts were pushed aside. Today it …

LinkedIn Passwords: Find Out if Yours Was Leaked LinkedIn Passwords: Find Out if Yours Was Leaked

The LinkedIn password leak debacle yesterday made LinkedIn members question the site’s security measures as well as their own password security measures. LinkedIn responded to the issue within hours, disabling the leaked passwords and sending emails explaining the situation to …

LinkedIn Password Leak Confirmed and Remedied LinkedIn Password Leak Confirmed and Remedied

This morning it was reported that over 6.4 million LinkedIn passwords had been leaked onto the internet and were in the process of being decrypted by hackers. Now, LinkedIn has finally been able to confirm that the leaked hash did …

LinkedIn Provides Password Protection Tips LinkedIn Provides Password Protection Tips

The news broke early this morning that millions of LinkedIn passwords may have been leaked online. Hackers are currently working to decrypt a hash of over 6.4 million passwords and have, at last count, succeeded in getting upwards of 250,000 …

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. …

LinkedIn Addresses Mobile Calendar Privacy Concerns LinkedIn Addresses Mobile Calendar Privacy Concerns

Social networks have been struggling to find a balance on the issue of privacy for years, and LinkedIn is no different. Being the social network for professional networking means privacy is especially important to LinkedIn – careers can be dashed …

LinkedIn Updates its Privacy Policy LinkedIn Updates its Privacy Policy
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LinkedIn, the social network for professional networking, announced this weekend that it will be updating its privacy policy. Starting on Thursday June 7, the company’s Privacy Policy and User Agreement will be updated for clarity and to provide LinkedIn members …

LinkedIn CEO Talks Social Network Success and the Future LinkedIn CEO Talks Social Network Success and the Future

After warming up the crowd at D10 with a funny video making fun of modern brand marketing, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and LinkedIn Chairman Reid Hoffman sat down with All Things Digital’s Kara Swisher for an interview about where LinkedIn …

LinkedIn Parodies Commercials in its D10 Interview LinkedIn Parodies Commercials in its D10 Interview

Kara Swisher’s interview with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and LinkedIn Chairman Reid Hoffman detailed LinkedIn’s very stable roadmap for building its social network while also making it profitable for investors. There were no surprises or big LinkedIn announcements, but the …

LinkedIn India Reaches 15 Million Members LinkedIn India Reaches 15 Million Members

LinkedIn’s India division has reached a new milestone: 15 million Indian professionals now use the social network. Over on the LinkedIn Blog, Hari Krishnan, country manager at LinkedIn India, described the company’s excitement at how quickly India has embraced LinkedIn. …