LinkedIn faces investigation after data of 500 MILLION users were found for sale on marketplace


by Mail Online

Mail Online— Approximately two-thirds of the platform's 740million user base has been affected by the breach. The dataset breach was confirmed by a spokesperson from LinkedIn.

CNN—500 million LinkedIn users' data is for sale on a hacker site. Information scraped from around 500 million LinkedIn user profiles is part of a database posted for sale on a website popular with hackers, the company confirmed Thursday.

Goodayfriends—Data from over 500 million LinkedIn users has been scraped and posted online for sale to hackers. Data from more than half a billion LinkedIn users has been scrapped and is being sold online to hackers. This is the second major cybersecurity incident that occurred this month, following news of a similar incident involving Facebook where 533 million users’ personal data were leaked online.

Fox 8 Cleveland WJW—500 million Facebook users’ personal data found on website for hackers. NEW YORK (AP) — Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers. The information appears to be several years old, but it is another example of the vast amount of information collected by Facebook and other social media sites, and the limits to how secure that [