LinkedIn Loses 117M Credentials – Daily Security Byte EP. 264

In the middle of 2012, LinkedIn warned that attackers had stolen millions of their users’ credentials. That leak was bad enough, but it turns out the breach was much bigger than first reported. In today’s video, I share just how many passwords criminals are selling on the underground, and what LinkedIn users should do to protection their accounts.

(Episode Runtime: 2:31)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1Xvx_XODGU

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

About Corey Nachreiner

Corey Nachreiner has been with WatchGuard since 1999 and has since written more than a thousand concise security alerts and easily-understood educational articles for WatchGuard users. His security training videos have generated hundreds of letters of praise from thankful customers and accumulated more than 100,000 views on YouTube and Google Video. A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Corey speaks internationally and is often quoted by other online sources, including C|NET, eWeek, and Slashdot. Corey enjoys "modding" any technical gizmo he can get his hands on, and considers himself a hacker in the old sense of the word.

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