700M LinkedIn users data for sale on hacking forum

30/06/2021 | Malwarebytes

For the second time in three months, a "breach" has exposed the data of 700 million users, which is more than 92% of LinkedIn's total userbase. The data has been posted for sale by a user on RaidForums. In a statement, LinkedIn said an initial investigation indicates the data includes information scraped from its site and other sources, adding "this was not a LinkedIn data breach and our investigation has determined that no private LinkedIn member data was exposed."

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