Russian Hacker Who Targeted Bay Area Tech Companies Sentenced To Over 7 Years In PrisonA Russian man convicted of stealing 117 million LinkedIn passwords in 2012 in addition to hacking into two other Bay Area tech companies has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison, authorities confirmed on Wednesday.
LinkedIn To Cut 6% Of Workforce As COVID-19 Pandemic Slams RecruitmentLinkedIn is cutting about 960 jobs — roughly 6% of its global workforce — as the coronavirus pandemic takes a toll on the job market.
Russian National Found Guilty Of Hacking Into LinkedIn, Drop Box Employee Databases Yevgeniy Nikulin has been convicted by a San Francisco federal jury of charges he hacked into LinkedIn, DropBox, and the social networking company formerly known as Formspring databases and stole employee ID information, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
Two Plead Guilty To Cyber Ransom Plot In Massive 2016 Uber Users Data BreachA Florida man and Canadian citizen pleaded guilty in San Jose federal court Wednesday to attempting to extort cyber ransoms from Uber and LinkedIn's Lynda.com after stealing customer data from the companies storage clouds.
LinkedIn, Glassdoor Unveil Tools To Reveal Your Pay PotentialWork-related websites like LinkedIn and Glassdoor are adding new online tools to help professionals understand their salary potential.
Russian Man Indicted For Hacking Into LinkedIn, Dropbox,A 29-year-old Russian man has been indicted for hacking into computers belonging to the San Francisco Bay Area companies LinkedIn, Dropbox and Formspring.
Russian Hacker Arrested In Prague; LinkedIn Suggests Ties To 2012 BreachThe professional networking service LinkedIn is suggesting the arrest of a Russian hacker suspected of cyberattacks in the United States was tied to a 2012 breach of member information.
Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 BillionMicrosoft says it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion.
Zuckerberg’s Social Accounts Fall Victim To Hacker AttackAllegedly using a password stolen in a LinkedIn security breach, a group of hackers claim they have gained access to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s Pinterest and LinkedIn accounts.
Hacker Claims To Be Selling 100 Million LinkedIn Usernames, PasswordsLinkedIn issued a warning to its users Wednesday, after more than 100 million username and password combinations stolen in a cyberattack are reportedly being put up for sale.
Feinstein's Anti-Encryption Bill Provokes Fear In Silicon Valley Tech FirmsU.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) is making enemies in Silicon Valley with a new anti-encryption bill.
LinkedIn Shares Plunge After Weak 2016 Earnings ForecastLinkedIn shares plunged as much as 28 percent in after-hours trading Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter but provided a weak forecast for 2016.
Airbnb Tops Annual Survey Of Best Places To WorkCiting the opportunity to travel, the company’s core values and a nice work-life balance, the employees of San Francisco-based Airbnb rated the on-line travel firm as the best place to work in the annual survey released by Glassdoor.
LinkedIn Stock Jumps After Beating Expectations In 3rd QuarterLinkedIn is behaving like an extremely productive worker who always seems to get the job done while still yearning to be more like flashier peers.
Tech Darlings Fitbit, Tesla Pounded Despite Strong EarningsA number of firms have posted big second quarters, Apple, Facebook and LinkedIn to just name a few, and have been hammered despite those results with investors jumping on specific details.