Archive | June 2012

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Keep Your Facebook Account Safe

Password hacks are a regular feature in the ever connected world. Password hacks are just one of the threats that we all face in the online world. There are scores of other ways we can lose our password or get locked out of our account, scam, phishing, free offers, lottery offers, the list can go […]

Yesterday it was LinkedIn and now Twitter – Thousands of Passwords hacked

Close on the heels of LinkedIn password hack, there are reports that thousands of Twitter passwords have been hacked and posted on pastebin. Though the news is not widespread, some blogs have reported it. Twitter in response to the situation: as told to CNET: “We are currently looking into the situation. In the meantime, we […]

LinkedIn Password hack – Update

Update on LinkedIn password hack, received this mail from LinkedIn today: Dear ________, We’re following up regarding an email you recently received from LinkedIn asking you to change your password. We became aware that some LinkedIn passwords were compromised and posted on a hacker website. The security of your account is very important to us […]

6.5 Million LinkedIn Passwords Compromised

Earlier in the day there were reports that about 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords were leaked on the web by a hacker. Later LinkedIn confirmed that passwords were compromised. Vicente Silveira Director at LinkedIn confirmed this on the LinkedIn blog and added that “affected members who update their passwords and members whose passwords have not been […]

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