More than 6 million LinkedIn passwords stolen.

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  1. Ratchets Hatch

    Ratchets Hatch Cannot Hold Weapon

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    cnn.com/technology/linkedin-password-hack

    Imagine the panic that would ensue if something like this happened with Twitter or Facebook. It probably wouldn't, since they have better protection, but it's still a scary thought.

    I'm sure a lot of people will stop using LinkedIn after this.
     
  2. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Honestly, that place always seemed like the "professional" Myspace for people who don't use the internet, so along with nothing being fool proof (not even Funpub & their fax machines), I'm not terribly surprised.

    At least people probably didn't have naked pictures of themselves on there, though.
     
  3. ABH1979

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  4. AnithaPrime

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    Russians, many 80's cop movies come to mind.
     
  5. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Speaking of which, I'd say this looks like as good of a time as any for a Backstep...
     
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    If it's accessible via the Internet, someone who is determined can get it . . . so act accordingly.
     
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    What's linkedin? :lol 
     
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    indeed, well, best of luck to the unfortunate souls.
     

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