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Whats ID Theft - Making Sense of Security

What is Identity Theft?

What is Identity Theft? Identity theft is a serious problem that can have a lasting impact on your finances and credit. It can even prevent you from gaining employment.  Worse, those committing Identity theft can use your identity and accrue a criminal record in your name. And you may not even be aware of it until it’s too late.  More and more people are falling victim to identity theft. Digital access to personal data...

LinkedIn data breach of 500m accounts

Data scraped from 500 million LinkedIn users found for sale online

IDs, names, email addresses and more personal details are part of the massive database of stolen data, which could be used to launch additional attacks on LinkedIn and its users. A massive trove of LinkedIn account data has been found for sale online, containing 500 million user records including email addresses, phone numbers, links to other social media profiles and professional details. An archive containing data purportedly scraped from 500 million LinkedIn profiles has...

Scraped data of 500 million LinkedIn users being sold online, 2 million records leaked as proof

Scraped data of 500 million LinkedIn users being sold online, 2 million records leaked as proof

Days after a massive Facebook data leak made the headlines, it seems like we’re in for another one, this time involving LinkedIn. An archive containing data purportedly scraped from 500 million LinkedIn profiles has been put for sale on a popular hacker forum, with another 2 million records leaked as a proof-of-concept sample by the post author. Updated on 07/04: We updated our personal data leak checker database with more than 780,000 email addresses associated with this leak. Use...

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