700 million users of LinkedIn are in trouble, people’s phone numbers, addresses and salary details are being sold on the dark web

LinkedIn users have suffered a massive data breach for the second time this year. In the new breach, over 700 million users of LinkedIn have leaked data. If reports are to be believed, the breach contains the personal details of LinkedIn users, such as phone numbers, addresses, geolocation data and salary-related information. All these details are now ready for sale on the Dark Web.

According to the report, 92% of LinkedIn’s user data has been breached. Information about the breach came to light when users of the popular hacker forum posted an ad on June 22 for 700 million LinkedIn user data. The hacker, who extracted this data, also posted over 1 million records.

Also read: – The process of fixing the name, address and date of birth in Aadhaar is easier than before, sitting at home

The latest report confirms that the data collected by the hacker is genuine and up to date. It is mentioned in the report that the violated data contains all the documents associated with the user name, email id, phone number, address. 9to5Mac reports that the hacker has taken advantage of the LinkedIn API to collect data.

In April of this year, let us tell you that LinkedIn has confirmed a data breach affecting 500 million (50 crore) users, including personal details such as email address, phone number, workplace information, full name, account id, their links and gender details. Social media accounts have been leaked online.

Also Read: – Shock for Geo, Airtel and V customers, the company has removed free SMS facility from these plans

Do these things to keep your personal information safe
Digital platforms are easy to use and difficult to secure. That is why it is important to check the security, security and privacy settings of the applications and make sure they are set up correctly. Make sure you set a strong password and make it a habit to change it frequently. Also, enable two-factor optics (2 FA) wherever available.

Disclaimer: The above information is for general informational purposes only. All information on the Site is provided in good faith, however we make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of any information on the Site.