Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Possible LinkedIn password breach


LinkedIn's Password Breach Draws FBI's Attention






http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgeanders/2012/06/07/linkedins-password-breach-draws-fbis-attention/



An Update on LinkedIn Member Passwords Compromised
Vicente Silveira, June 6, 2012




http://blog.linkedin.com/2012/06/06/linkedin-member-passwords-compromised/


A prick says he's posted 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords on the Web

Sophos security expert Graham Cluley is advising LinkedIn users to change their passwordsas soon as possible
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57448079-83/millions-of-linkedin-passwords-reportedly-leaked-online/
http://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/unt92

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4073309

Confirmed: LinkedIn 6mil password dump is real

If Linkedin Hasn't Fixed Its Massive Security Breach, A New Password May Not Be Enough
http://ericttung.visibli.com/share/KmQv1E

Two Security Firms Say They Verified LinkedIn Breach
http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2012/06/06/two-security-firms-say-they-verified-linkedin-breach/
http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2012/06/06/two-security-firms-say-they-verified-linkedin-breach/

Change Your LinkedIn Password Immediately. Don't Worry About LinkedIn's Calendar Sync.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2012/06/06/change-your-linkedin-password-immediately-dont-worry-about-linkedins-calendar-sync/

From linkedin twitter account
New Post: Updating Your Password on LinkedIn and Other Account Security Best Practices 

Our team continues to investigate, but at this time, we're still unable to confirm that any security breach has occurred. Stay tuned here.
https://twitter.com/#!/LinkedIn
Twitter @LinkedIn and @LinkedInNews.





If every possible password is tried, sooner or later yours will be found.
The question is: Will that be too soon . . . or enough later?
https://www.grc.com/haystack.htm

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