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LinkedIn resetting passwords after 117 million user credentials stolen

Back in 2012, LinkedIn had a pretty major data breach in which hackers were thought to have nabbed around 6.5 million users’ passwords.  It turns out the number was much higher than originally suspected. According to a blog post from LinkedIn, the company just learned that the data actually included more than 100 million email and password combinations. That number could be as high as 117 million, the alleged hacker told Motherboard.  SEE ALSO: Why…

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LinkedIn resetting passwords after 117 million user credentials stolen

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