Security Articles

  • Security-Social-Share

    LinkedIn is the professional network that our members and enterprise customers use to become more productive and successful. We recognize and appreciate the trust they place in us, and work hard to make sure we continue to earn it. Today we’ve launched a new security site to help our members and the businesses that use LinkedIn better understand our security practices. The site outlines the security practices LinkedIn has in place such as password protection, data encryption…

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    Given the recent news around high-profile account takeover attempts on other services, we thought it’d be useful to share the ways we work behind the scenes to keep your account secure and some of the quick steps you can take to improve the security of your LinkedIn account. Security starts at login, so our systems proactively evaluate member login attempts for suspicious activity and to detect for potential intrusions. Many of these takeover attempts use automated tools to guess…

  • LinkedIn Logo Share Image

    At LinkedIn, our members always come first. We know you take your safety and privacy very seriously. We are starting to roll out three new tools to give you as much choice and control as possible over your account and data. Not sure if you remembered to log-out of your LinkedIn account on your friend’s computer? We have you covered. We’ve added a single place to see everywhere you’re signed in to LinkedIn and manage those sessions in your settings. Go to your settings and click…

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    At LinkedIn, we are constantly looking for ways to improve the security of our members’ accounts. All LinkedIn accounts are already protected by a series…

  • Vicente Silveira

    By now, many of you have read recent headlines reporting that 6.5 million LinkedIn hashed passwords were stolen and published on an unauthorized website. We…

  • Vicente Silveira

    It is of the utmost importance to us that we keep you, our members, informed regarding the news this week that some LinkedIn member passwords were compromised…