Last but not least, social-networking powerhouse LinkedIn was tapped for approximately 6.5 million unsalted SHA-1 hashed passwords posted to the Internet at the beginning of July. It took the company a while to acknowledge the breach, but during the interim, multiple security experts contacted by CRN had already found their own passwords on the list. Because the passwords were hashed, there remained a bit of work to do in order to disclose the actual passwords, so the hackers published them publicly in order to use the buddy system. We don't need to tell you the advice this time. Right?