You should all realize by now that one of my leading passions is, of course, LinkedIn. If you are interested in developing any kind of networking relationship with Web savvy business owners, that is the digital social networking place to be…
I have been so involved in my newly acquired volunteer position for SCORE and first time involvement with launching ecommerce sites for two clients, I have been remiss. I apologize. So I wanted to let you know what I did last Thursday upon hearing of the security breach in the LinkedIn data base. I immediately circulated this notice:
“It appears the LinkedIn password database was hacked yesterday.
“LinkedIn is cautioning all users to change their passwords. (Note: You should be doing so on a regular basis).
“Also, this givers the hackers and people receiving the information a list of your email accounts. So if you used the same password on your email accounts (strongly advice against), you should change them as well.
“Always have more than one email address associated with your LinkedIn account. If the primary (and only) email used is a business address, you run the risk of losing access if you lose or change jobs.”
I followed up shortly thereafter with:
“LinkedIn process for those hacked….
“Recommended Best Practices…
And then developed and published the above YouTube video. I thought it would be a good idea to keep on site as a future reference point although I have seen this hashed over and over again and the general panic has eased down.