After the major breach from LinkedIn.com passwords being released to the public, about 6.5 million users accounts were are at potential risk from Hackers.
Whomever, LinkedIn’s IT support is they were definitely late to admit the major breach until several hours later in the day, when hackers already had published the information for download earlier in the morning. IT security is so vital to all websites and networks, not to mention, having unique passwords on the users end.
An alternative solution is out there from just changing your password, “A New York-based web developer and his colleagues have built a web-based application for people to see if their LinkedIn password hash is among 6.5 million released on a Russian hacker forum”.
You might want to download this app and check whether you’re among the accounts released that could be potentially hacked.
Read about LinkedIn security breach from our blog.
PCworld.com has some more information regarding the LinkedIn app: