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4 tips to protect yourself from the LinkedIn data breach

Reports surfaced today that a Russian hacker downloaded 6.46 million LinkedIn users’ passwords.  Even though the passwords were encrypted, hackers have already cracked more than 300,000 of them and are enlisting others to help decrypt the rest.  The weakest passwords are the easiest to crack, but hackers can figure out even stronger passwords with enough […]

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LinkedIn selling your resume? IPO changes how they’re using personal info

LinkedIn has a new product that’s geared more towards building revenue than building relationships.  It’s called Talent Pipeline, and it’s for job recruiters to go after “passive talent”: gifted potential employees who aren’t actively looking for jobs. As blogger Lauren Fisher notes on simplyzesty.com, it looks like LinkedIn is “moving more into being a network […]

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LinkedIn joins Facebook Connect with share button – should you click?

Recently LinkedIn joined Facebook Connect in its aspiration to integrate itself into all the other Web sites you use…

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