Special ID Theft News Bulletin for June 2012 – LinkedIn Passwords May Need To Be Updated!
Recent news articles all over the web have reported that popular websites such as LinkedIn and eHarmony have had millions of usernames and passwords hacked in the past few days. Those who have accounts on these websites would do well to visit the website directly and change their password, just in case they are affected.
Here is a link to a report about a spam campaign that has already begun as a result of the recent breach at LinkedIn.
If you have a fairly easy to guess password, you might want to consider changing it to something that would be hard for others to guess, yet something that you can remember or have easy access to. Please view our previous blog post about passwords here.
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