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LinkedIn users are being warned to be on their guard following a rise in reports of attacks being distributed via email designed to trick job seekers into sharing their personal details.
Scammers have spammed out email messages posing as communications from LinkedIn, claiming that a company is “urgently seeking” workers matching your qualifications in “your region”.

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Reddit announced it would require users to reset their passwords following the release of a dataset containing 100 million LinkedIn emails and password combinations from a 2012 breach. While Reddit did not refer directly mention the release of LinkedIn data, founding engineer Christopher Slowe (KeyserSosa) stated that the decision was prompted by “a general uptick […]

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If you cast your minds back to the summer of 2012 then you’ll vaguely remember something about LinkedIn being hacked. Data was stolen and there were plenty of red faces in the social networks office, I’m sure. Despite the huge scale of the hack, LinkedIn carried on and everything slowly got back to normal. That […]

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