Nearly 500 million LinkedIn users' details posted for sale online

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The hacker included 2 million records as proof that they have what they claim

Millions of LinkedIn users' personal details have allegedly been leaked on a popular hacking forum. According to CyberNews, a data archive apparently scraped from 500 million LinkedIn profiles h...

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