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Three reasons you care about the LinkedIn breach
Last Updated on Monday, 11 June 2012 01:35
Written by jj
Sunday, June 10th, 2012

I’ve been reading the flurry of posts, blogs, tweets and offhanded comments regarding LinkedIn’s recent data breach. I’m calling it a data breach here, not a password hash breach, because at this point, I don’t think anyone knows the extent of damage, or the full breadth of what data may have been taken.

Overheard in conversations, both in person and online, are comments “I don’t care about LinkedIn, I don’t need to change my password” and “they’re just hashes, only a few passwords were posted.” To those of you with this attitude, I think you’re missing the bigger picture. (more…)

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