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LinkedIn to face £3m lawsuit over password breach

LinkedIn to face £3m lawsuit over password breach

Following up on the news last week that LinkedIn had suffered a major security breach in which huge numbers of user account passwords were put at risk (previously discussed), there is news today that a Chicago resident has filed a class action lawsuit against the company seeking US$5,000,000 in damages. SC Magazine reports that the […]

Security – Are passwords dead?

Passwords - an essential part of security, but often the target for attackers and the cause of a breach.

As most people will be aware, several high profile websites have suffered security breaches, resulting in millions of user account passwords being compromised. These sites have included business social networking site LinkedIn, online dating agency eHarmony and the music streaming site All three of these sites have been on the internet for at least […]