Hashed but Not Salted

May 20, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

You may remember the 2012 LinkedIn data breach, in which 6.5 million LinkedIn user accounts were believed to have been compromised. According to BBC and LinkedIn itself, the number of affected LinkedIn users from that 2012 data breach could actually be upwards of 100 million, or the majority of the 165 million users LinkedIn had in 2012. The shocking enormity of this data breach is attracting many security analysts to scrutinize the breach itself. One secur [...]