LinkedIn: Unsalted, Assaulted and Faulted

June 11, 2012 No Comments

SOURCE: TechNewsWorld

Getting hacked was bad enough, but it seems LinkedIn did not take the time to both hash and salt its users’ passwords, which would have made them much more difficult for the intruders to decode. Now, though, the theft of the apparently unsalted data has exposed millions of users’ login info. Meanwhile, Apple wound up to kick Google, the iPhone went prepaid, and Facebook brooded over whether to have kids.

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