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 the breach at the time. Furthermore, a file containing 6.5 million unique hashed passwords surfaced in an [...]