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RSS Feeds500 million LinkedIn profiles` data is being sold on a forum
(Windows Phone Central)

 
 

9 april 2021 01:21:46

 
500 million LinkedIn profiles` data is being sold on a forum
(Windows Phone Central)
 


Is someone auctioning off the email attached to your LinkedIn account? What you need to know 500 million LinkedIn profiles had their data scraped. That scraped data is now appearing for sale on a forum. You can preview the data for roughly two dollars` worth of forum credit. As reported by CyberNews (via OnMSFT), 500 million profiles on LinkedIn have had their profiles scraped for data. But that`s not the worst of it. The worst part is that the data scraper responsible (if it is, in fact, a single actor) is now selling that data, looking for a four-digit minimum price tag in exchange for the goods. It`s reported that the scraper is selling the info on a forum and is accepting around two dollars` worth of forum credit in exchange for a two-million-profile sized sampling of the data. Pay two bucks, get two million accounts` info. It`s a heck of a bargain if you want the benefits of LinkedIn without having to actually set up an account and be a social human being. This isn`t even...


 
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