Woman Files $5 Million Lawsuit against LinkedIn for Security Breach

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Katie Szpyrka of Illinois filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Northern California against the professional networking website LinkedIn. She has sued the company for a security breach after the company announced that hackers had stolen 6.5 million user passwords. She is seeking class-action status for the lawsuit. The hackers published the passwords […]

LinkedIn Password Security Issue – Change Your Password Now

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If you are a LinkedIn user, it is highly recommended for you to change your password due to the previous password storage security. Whether your LinkedIn password is stolen or compromised or not, it is not important because the previous method of storing the password in the database is not very secure. I’m not saying […]

Do you trust social media?

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This guest post is written by Christopher Roberts for the Guest Blogging Competition. If you are interested to participate and win $70 cash and some cool products, just head over to the contest page.   Privacy and social media are two things that don’t seem to go together very well. For a long time now, […]

Making the Connection between Security and Social Media

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This is a guest post by Rachel Hyun Kim. If you are interested to guest post in this blog, just head over to the Guest Post Guidelines.   Given the rapid spread of social media, it’s hard to find a single person who isn’t connected on a social network. With social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, […]