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Hacker Puts 117 Million Stolen LinkedIn Users’ Details for Sale

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Hacker Puts 117 Million Stolen LinkedIn Users’ Details for Sale

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This article was posted on Thursday, 18:54, UTC.

 The impact of the 2012 breach of LinkedIn servers has come to the fore, with a hacker looking to sell LinkedIn account details – including users’ emails and passwords – of 117 million registered users on a dark web marketplace. A hacker who goes by the name “Peace” is reportedly trying to sell a huge data trove of emails and passwords of some 117 million LinkedIn users, according to Motherboard. The hacker told the publication that the data is a direct result of a LinkedIn server breach from 2012. Notably, LinkedIn did not reveal how many users were impacted by…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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