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LinkedIn Passwords Leaked!


LinkedIn is one of the main resource businesses and professionals use as a tool for social networking.  According to LinkedIn Press Center, the network has approximately 161 million members in over 200 countries and territories.
According to Business Insider, 6.5 million encrypted LinedIn passwords have been leaked and dumped into a Russian hacker forum. Compare to 161 million members, the breach affects a relatively small number of members.
LinkedIn has acknowledged the reports and has not released a formal statement yet, but tweeted “Our team is currently looking into reports…”
Change your Password Right Now!

  • Never change your password by following a link in an email, since those links might be compromised and redirect you to the wrong place.
  • You can change your password from the LinkedIn Settings page.
  • If you don’t remember your password, you can get password help by clicking on the Forgot password? link on the Sign in page.

 

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As a Senior Business Consultant, Mr. Bhimji has worked extensively to utilize various technologies to develop and customize complete end-to-end e-commerce site implementations using complex platforms such as WebSphere Commerce, Cybersource, IBM Tealeaf, IBM Coremetrics and Magento Commerce Enterprise. His recent projects include customizing e-commerce sites by implementing a full range of features from back end business logic customizations to front end presentation layer customizations. Mr. Bhimji has worked as the QA Testing Lead and led initiatives to perform Functional, Unit, System Integration, Performance and Cross Platform testing. He is also responsible for creating test plans, write test cases, develop testing strategies and lead testing teams based on specific business requirements. He applies engineering Subject Matter Expertise and advanced test concepts to detect defects and faults in the applications under test. Mr.Bhimji also has a proven track record as an effective team leader for leading business units to design and develop ‘custom solutions’ to help achieve client goals. He has led projects through several key design phases such as requirements gathering, conceptual design, detailed design, testing, prototyping and deployment that are built on various technologies.

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