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Superman0X

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PostedJun 06, 2012 8:23 am   Last edited by Superman0X on Feb 15, 2013 11:30 am. Edited 4 times in total

LinkedIn /EHarmony/Last.FM/Riot Account Database Compromised

This has not yet been verified by LinkedIn, but it seems to be a legitimate news item.

If you use LinkedIn, you should update your password. If you use this password anywhere else, you should change all of those as well.


http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57448079-83/6.5-million-linkedin-passwords-reportedly-leaked-online/

http://www.businessinsider.com/linkedin-hacked-2012-6

--Edit--
It looks like EHarmony was also hit:

http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/06/eharmony-confirms-member-passwords-compromise/

lastfm
http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/349923/20120608/linkedin-password-hack-lastfm-eharmony-solution-protect.htm

Riot
http://euw.leagueoflegends.com/news/league-legends-account-security-alert

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blueskyboi91

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PostedJun 06, 2012 8:28 am
thanks superman... Very Happy

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PostedJun 06, 2012 8:48 am
thanks superman for the notice

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PostedJun 06, 2012 9:07 am
ty :3 nice to see this information here.

it's best to have 1 very impossibe to quess password for your email. and only for your email. for other stuff use different passwords. Keep changing the passwords every now and then + keep your PC safe from viruses.

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PostedJun 06, 2012 9:08 am
Lol.. this seems to be a frequent occurance to all these others sites now XD

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PostedJun 06, 2012 9:15 am
Thanks SUperManox...I do have an account in LinkedIn..and I will follow up now. Greatly appreciated for this Heads up!

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PostedJun 06, 2012 10:31 am
Glad I don't have one Razz

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PostedJun 06, 2012 10:39 am
 
LinkedIn passwords are encrypted using an algorithm known as SHA-1  


well thats better then most companies I guess lol

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PostedJun 06, 2012 10:49 am
JEEZ THIS REMINDS ME.

I heard from a little birdie that this popular online gaming company had their servers backdoored for multiple years but always posts about other companies being compromised and never told their customers about themselves being compromised.

I WONDER WHO DAT BE.

*looks at Blizzard*

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ForceReconBlack

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PostedJun 06, 2012 11:23 am
o_O i changed mine lol

what algorythym does AGE use for our passwords? Smile

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