Change Your LinkedIn Password

  • May 23, 2016 -- Change your LinkedIn password today, to ensure your account is protected.

    A blog post by LinkedIn’s chief information security officer states the original 2012 data breach, that saw the theft of 6.5 million usernames and passwords, now appears to have involved more than 110 million stolen login credentials.

    LinkedIn is sending emails to affected users, which means hackers will be exploiting that. So, be wary of phishing emails that can include a fake LinkedIn login page.

    Think Before You Click -- Hover over any links and make sure they are legit before you click.

    Even better, go directly to the LinkedIn website and update your password. And, if you’ve used your LinkedIn password for other websites, change those passwords as well.