Industry Updates

Change Your LinkedIn Password Right Now!

6.5 million encrypted LinkedIn passwords have leaked, reports Norwegian IT site Dagens IT (found via The Next Web). The passwords were shared via a Russian hacker site, and security researcher Per Thorsheim confirms that the leak is legit. LinkedIn hasn’t offered any statement on the incident at the time of...

Seattle class action: LivingSocial expiration dates

Two Seattle residents launched a class action against the popular gift certificate seller LivingSocial.com, claiming the online discounter violates consumer protection laws by printing expiration dates on its certificates and bilks consumers out of leftover funds. In a lawsuit filed earlier this week in U.S. District Court at Seattle, the...