Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week


LinkedIn Password Pilfering Puts 6.5 Million Customers At Risk

LinkedIn was hit with a breach this week that led to the compromise of nearly 6.5 million user passwords. An unknown party helpfully posted a file to the Web with all 6.5 million hashed passwords, and since then spammers and phishers have been having a field day by luring worried LinkedIn subscribers to click on shady links.