Linkedin Data Breach Of 700 Million Users

Linkedin is a social media platform as well as a job seeking or job searching website which owned by microsoft, now hackers leaked some data on the internet and also sell that data.

Linkedin Data Breach: What happen?

According to the restore privacy website, more than 700 million+ users data breaches or data leaked on the internet by some hackers. But not private information, only available data such as email address, person name, physical address, locations, LinkedIn username as well as profile URL, user’s gender from the LinkedIn website.

Hacker sell that data for people who want it. Also hacker leaked some sample 1 million data.

Linkedin Data Breach: How It Happen?

By using Linkedin API software as well as other source, hackers scraping data from the LinkedIn website [Not private information, only available data from linkedin].

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Linkedin Data Breach: Statement Of Linkedin

Our teams have investigated a set of alleged LinkedIn data that has been posted for sale. We want to be clear that this is not a data breach and no private LinkedIn member data was exposed. Our initial investigation has found that this data was scraped from LinkedIn and other various websites and includes the same data reported earlier this year in our April 2021 scraping update.

Members trust LinkedIn with their data, and any misuse of our members’ data, such as scraping, violates LinkedIn terms of service. When anyone tries to take member data and use it for purposes LinkedIn and our members haven’t agreed to, we work to stop them and hold them accountable.

Above statement released officially by linkedin and check linkedin pressroom website for more information

Linkedin Data Breach: How to Protect Linkedin account?

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Source for this news: Privacy restore and hindustan tech.

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