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LinkedIn passwords reportedly leaked online

Millions of LinkedIn passwords reportedly leaked online   A hacker says he’s posted 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords on the Web — hot on the heels of security researchers’ warnings about privacy issues with LinkedIn’s iOS app. LinkedIn users could be facing yet another security problem. A user in a Russian forum says that he has hacked and uploaded almost 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords, according to The Verge. Though his claim…

UK workers see social networking as security risk

Friday, 09 September 2011 UK workers view social networking as a security risk One in six UK employees finds sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn a risk to corporate security, according to new research. One in six UK employees consider social networking such as Facebook and LinkedIn a major risk to corporate security, according to new research from Protiviti. The research also found that three in ten believe that social…