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LinkedIn statement: No accounts compromised, more security added

LinkedIn said late Tuesday that up to now there have been no reports of compromised accounts following last week's security breach. It also said it had added an extra layer of security to accounts.
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1234: LinkedIn security breach reveals pitiful passwords

Security firm Rapid7 has taken a closer look at the passwords stolen from LinkedIn this week and compiled a list of the most common ones. The results show that many people still have some work to do when it comes to creating strong…
Music joins LinkedIn and eHarmony as password nightmare continues

Following the leak of 8 million LinkedIn and eHarmony user passwords, music discovery service says it may have fallen victim as well.

How to check if your LinkedIn or eHarmony password was leaked

Was your password one of the 8 million LinkedIn and eHarmony passwords leaked to the Web? Here's how to find out.
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LinkedIn confirms password leak

LinkedIn has confirmed that "some" user passwords were stolen.
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LinkedIn: 6.5 million encrypted passwords leaked as iOS app comes under fire [Update: LinkedIn confirms breach]

LinkedIn's having a bad day. Amid reports of privacy problems with its iOS app, 6.5 million hashed passwords leaked on to the Web.

Good news: The online job search is getting easier, more effective, and better-looking

New apps are starting to evolve the ancient art of the job search. Check out some of our favorite new ways to get out there and land your dream job.

Facebook Highlights: The beginning of paid social networking?

Facebook is testing a system that lets user pay to make their status updates more visible. What's the idea? And where is this going to lead?

Why BranchOut is not a LinkedIn killer

Does anyone else think using your Facebook profile to get a job sounds hazardous to your career's health?
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Visitors spend an average of three minutes a month on Google+

While Google continues to push Google+ integration into more Google products like YouTube and Gmail, the social network is lagging behind competitors significantly in regards to user engagement.

Three reasons why ID theft increased in 2011 and how you can protect yourself

ID theft increased by 13 percent in 2011 over the previous year, according to a new study from Javelin Strategy & Research. Find out why and how you can protect yourself better.
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Bing’s ‘Linked Pages’ feature allows anyone to customize their search profile

While Google is relying on Google+ to provide related pages in regards to a user profile, Microsoft is adding a new function to the existing Facebook social feature that directs users to relevant pages.