LinkedIn Investigating Hacked Passwords

A report that 6 million passwords from LinkedIn accounts were accessed by a Russian hacker has many people worried.

jstewart@publicityhound.com just alerted her followers of a potential breech in Internet safety at LinkedIn. She recommends changing your password. I have copied her message below for your interest with a link to a Forbes article.

Joan Stewart offers webinars to writers. There is one tomorrow on “How to Use Social Media to Connect with Journalists.”  Her website is: www.PublicityHound.com

“..Several articles on well-respected blogs recommend that you change your current password to a strong one ASAP. A Forbes article: www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2012/06/06/  explains more about it.

You can find full instructions on how to change your password, even from mobile devices at: www.mashable.com/2012/06/06/how-to-change-your-linkedin-password/

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About bettykuffel

Author and retired medical doctor with broad interests in writing, flying, photography and outdoor life. She is a monthly health columnist in Montana Woman Magazine and has three nonfiction Indie published books available on Amazon. Writing projects include: multiple books of fiction including a biological thriller, medical thriller series, a romantic intrigue and a mystery set in 1960 co-authored with her sister Bev. Dr. Kuffel lives in MT with husband Tom and dog Valkyrie.
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