Let us tell you that in April of this year it was revealed that the data of LinkedIn users has been stolen. After this, LinkedIn had informed that the data of 500 million users has been stolen. In this, many important information related to your account has also been stolen.
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various types of information theft
Let us tell you that in this your official and personal email address, information about your workplace, your name, account ID and all kinds of information related to social media have been stolen.
Learn what LinkedIn said?
In this case LinkedIn said, “We are investigating this matter. Preliminary investigation has shown that information has been stolen from some other sources along with LinkedIn. This is not the theft of LinkedIn’s data and our investigation revealed that That no private LinkedIn member’s data has been stolen. We are constantly working to ensure that there is no harm to the privacy of the users.”
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Data being sold on the dark web
Let us tell you that all the data that has been stolen from LinkedIn’s site is currently being sold on the dark web. It includes data of about 70 crore people. The hacker has posted the data of about 1 million users for sale as a sample. RestorePrivacy was the first to get information about this data posted on the dark web. These sample data have also been verified by 9to5Google.