Data breach at LinkedIn’s affects 55,000 accounts

“Microsoft is getting a little bit more than it bargained for now that its acquisition of LinkedIn is official. LinkedIn’s training site is notifying users of a database breach that includes the passwords of just under 55,000 accounts. All those passwords were “cryptographically salted and hashed” to prevent access the site says, but it’s […]

LinkedIn hacking suspect identified by feds

A grand jury has issued a criminal indictment against Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin, a 29-year-old Russian accused of hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox and a third web service. The indictment, filed Thursday, was made public Friday night by the U.S. Department of Justice. The federal government has now confirmed Nikulin was the Russian citizen arrested in Prague on […]