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LinkedIn Data Breach 2021

Bapun Raz

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  • Personal data from 500 million LinkedIn users has been scraped and is reportedly for sale on a hacking forum.
  • LinkedIn said it's investigating and confirmed that the dataset includes scraped data from its site.
  • The news comes after personal data from 533 million Facebook users was found to be exposed.
 

Bapun Raz

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We have investigated an alleged set of LinkedIn data that has been posted for sale and have determined that it is actually an aggregation of data from a number of websites and companies. It does include publicly viewable member profile data that appears to have been scraped from LinkedIn. This was not a LinkedIn data breach, and no private member account data from LinkedIn was included in what we’ve been able to review.

An update on report of scraped data
 
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