LinkedIn has been defending its security practices. The company has stated that no member accounts were actually breached as a result of the passwords being posted online and they reset the passwords of the accounts that were compromised.
Even though the security breach may not have been the fault of LinkedIn, this problem is not uncommon in today’s technology focused world. The online store Zappos is also facing a lawsuit after customer information was hacked earlier this year.
Although there are many advantages to having everything be more accessible, there is the risk that your information can be compromised.
Here are some tips to help you avoid this from happening:
For more information about recent legal issues in social media read this blog post.