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Flaw in LinkedIn AutoFill Plugin Lets Third-Party Sites Steal Your Data

Flaw in LinkedIn AutoFill Plugin Lets Third-Party Sites Steal Your Data

April 21, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Not just Facebook , a new vulnerability discovered in Linkedin's popular AutoFill functionality found leaking its users' sensitiv...
Russian Hacker Who Allegedly Hacked LinkedIn and Dropbox Extradited to US

Russian Hacker Who Allegedly Hacked LinkedIn and Dropbox Extradited to US

March 30, 2018Mohit Kumar
A Russian man accused of hacking LinkedIn , Dropbox , and Formspring in 2012 and possibly compromising personal details of over 100 milli...
LinkedIn Hacker, Wanted by US & Russian, Can be Extradited to Either State

LinkedIn Hacker, Wanted by US & Russian, Can be Extradited to Either State

May 30, 2017Mohit Kumar
The alleged Russian hacker, who was arrested by the Czech police in Prague last October on suspicion of massive 2012 data breach at LinkedI...
Hacker puts up 167 Million LinkedIn Passwords for Sale

Hacker puts up 167 Million LinkedIn Passwords for Sale

May 18, 2016Mohit Kumar
LinkedIn's 2012 data breach was much worse than anybody first thought. In 2012, LinkedIn suffered a massive data breach in which m...
LinkedIn Boosts Security With New Session Alert and Privacy Control Tools

LinkedIn Boosts Security With New Session Alert and Privacy Control Tools

September 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
With a need to give more controls in users’ hands, LinkedIn has introduced a few new security features that the company says will help u...
LinkedIn Hack Tool Exposes Users' Emails without Exploiting Any Vulnerability

LinkedIn Hack Tool Exposes Users' Emails without Exploiting Any Vulnerability

April 03, 2014Anonymous
A Free Chrome, Firefox and Safari web browser plugin floating around the web, called ' Sell Hack ' allows users to view the hidd...
NSA allegedly hacked Belgian Cryptography Expert with spoofed LinkedIn Profile

NSA allegedly hacked Belgian Cryptography Expert with spoofed LinkedIn Profile

February 02, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Cryptographer Professor Jean-Jacques Quisquater has become the part of a targeted attack by the US National Security Agency (NSA) and i...
Snowden reveals, GCHQ planted malware via LinkedIn and Slashdot traffic to hack Belgacom Engineers

Snowden reveals, GCHQ planted malware via LinkedIn and Slashdot traffic to hack Belgacom Engineers

November 11, 2013Mohit Kumar
Edward Snowden , a former contractor at America's National Security Agency (NSA) , has rocked the intelligence world by leaking secre...
LinkedIn Clickjacking vulnerability tricks users to spam links

LinkedIn Clickjacking vulnerability tricks users to spam links

July 13, 2013Wang Wei
A Clickjacking vulnerability existed on LinkedIn that allowed an attacker to trick users for sharing and posting links on behalf of victim....