Security Articles

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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…

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    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 of automatic checks that are designed to thwart unauthorized sign-in attempts. Now, we are introducing a new optional feature that adds another layer of security to your LinkedIn sign-in: two-step verification. Most internet accounts that become compromised are illegitimately accessed from a new or unknown computer (or device)…

  • 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…

  • Vicente Silveira

    We want to provide you with an update on this morning’s reports of stolen passwords. We can confirm that some of the passwords that were compromised…