Hackers Targeting LinkedIn Account's

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by deepkg, Jun 9, 2012.

  1. deepkg

    deepkg BANNED BANNED

    Jun 11, 2011
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    Very popular Social Networking site LinkedIn ,which we use to exchange ideas and opportunities with 150,000 professionals/members got a shock when They heard about the biggest security breach on the big day 6th June .The Russian hacking site published a file containing 6,458,020 SHA-1 unsalted password hashes. Six million passwords are deciphered and almost 3 lakh passwords are cracked to plain text and available in internet.Hackers all around the world are united again to decipher/crack the hashes.

    Read more here : http://softwarelint.com/social-media/how-to-protect-your-linkedin-hackers-targeting-linkedin-users

    Simple tips to protect your account

    • Don?t click any unknown links or respond similarly named emails from your inbox.
    • go directly by typing linkedin.com or keep a book mark
    • After Changing your password from LinkedIn go to https://lastpass.com/linkedin/ to check is your password is hacked or not..
    • Choose Random passwords with long strings ,symbols, numbers and special symbols.
    • Change your password weekly
    • don?t Keep one password for all websites.you will be in danger if a hacker access one of your social account.

    Hope this helps :)