Data of over 700 Mn LinkedIn users exposed, LinkedIn denies allegation


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Data from 700 Mn LinkedIn users have been scraped and put up for sale on a dark web forum.The scraped data allegedly includes physical addresses, geolocation records as well as salaries of the users.


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Linkedin has declined the allegation, It said, "While we're still investigating this issue, our initial analysis indicates that the dataset includes information scraped from LinkedIn as well as information obtained from other sources. This was not a LinkedIn data breach and our investigation has determined that no private LinkedIn member data was exposed. Scraping data from LinkedIn is a violation of our Terms of Service and we are constantly working to ensure our members' privacy is protected."

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