A HACKER is advertising what he says is more than one hundred million LinkedIn logins for sale.
The BBC reports that the IDs in question were sourced from a security breach four years ago, although at the time it was thought to be much fewer IDs stolen.
LinkedIn reset the accounts of those it recognised as being compromised, however it has pledged to repeat the move but on a much larger scale.
“We are taking immediate steps to invalidate the passwords of the accounts impacted, and we will contact those members to reset their passwords,” a LinkedIn spokeswoman told the BBC. “We have no indication that this is a result of a new security breach.
“We encourage our members to visit our safety centre to ensure they have two-step verification authentication and to use strong passwords in order to keep their accounts as safe as possible,” she said.”.. see more