June 7 (Reuters) – LinkedIn Corp is working with
the FBI as the social network for job seekers and professionals
investigates the theft of 6.4 million member passwords, the
company said on Thursday.
The company does not know of any accounts that were taken
over as a result of the security violations, according to
LinkedIn spokesman Hani Durzy.
Vupen CEO tells Reuters that report 130 vulnerabilities were stolen is “totally false” He adds “Nothing happened..there is no story to tell”
BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Social networking site LinkedIn (LNKD.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) and online dating service eHarmony warned that some user passwords had been breached after security experts discovered scrambled files with passwords for millions of online accounts.
The two companies declined to say how many accounts had been breached when they disclosed the breaches in statements issued on Wednesday.
BOSTON/NEW YORK, June 6 (Reuters) – LinkedIn said
on Wednesday that it had a data breach that compromised the
passwords of some of the social network’s members.
LinkedIn engineer Vicente Silveira confirmed on the
website’s blog that some passwords were “compromised.”
BOSTON/NEW YORK, June 6 (Reuters) – Computer security
experts in the United States and Europe warned they have
uncovered evidence that the social networking site LinkedIn
has suffered a data breach that may have compromised
the passwords of millions of users.
LinkedIn Corp said Wednesday via Twitter and on its blog
that it was “unable to confirm” that a breach had occurred.