This just in: 6.5 Million LinkedIn Passwords Were Breached
You may be thinking “what’s the risk?” Big deal if some Russian hacker adds a Ph.D. to my name or a NASA internship to my resume.
But there might just be a big risk. If you’re one of those people that uses the same password for everything from online banking to your email account, then now is a great time to change your LinkedIn passwords. If you haven’t changed passwords for other accounts containing sensitive data, there’s no time like the present to do so.
Take a look at the following article for details on the breach as well as some best practices for creating and managing passwords.
For more information on passwords, you can also take a look at my article on the topic.