Lynda.com Security Breach 9.5 Million Accounts Hacked
LinkedIn’s Lynda.com is Hacked, the personal information of 55,000 has been hacked
Lynda.com is well known e learning company who is the latest victim of hacking. Notably Lynda.com subsidiary of LinkedIn, which was acquired by software giant Microsoft for $26.2 billion.
The company states that the compromised passwords were cryptographically salted and hashed, and no credit card information was leaked in the hack.
Further, a spokesperson told VentureBeat that there’s no evidence that any of the leaked data has been made publicly available. These emails are being seen as the obvious steps taken to secure Lynda.com accounts.
The email is sent to users said:
Please know that we have no evidence that this data included your password. And while we have no evidence that your specific account was accessed or that any data has been made publicly available, we wanted to notify you as a precautionary measure.