LinkedIn faces surge of account hijacking

Accounts with weak passwords are being taken over, with users locked out

John Leonard
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LinkedIn faces surge of account hijacking

Hackers take over accounts with weak security, change the email to a rambler.ru address, reset the password and implement 2FA to lock out the genuine account holder.

LinkedIn is experiencing a surge of account hacks and takeovers.  Users are reporting being locked out of their accounts and having their accounts hijacked. Some users have said they've received...

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