4-Year-Old Data Hack Has a Much Larger Scope Than First Reported

Back in June of 2012, LinkedIn confirmed that they had been breached, and approximately 6.5 million user’s credentials had been compromised. Now, almost 4 years later that number has grown exponentially. Busy bee hacker “peace_of_mind”, or ‘Peace’ as they seemingly prefer to be referred to as, reported to Motherboard that they are in possession of 167 million LinkedIn database. Of those they have the credentials for 117 million accounts. We’ve previously...

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