LinkedIn DENIES data breach after claims personal info from 700MILLION users exposed – 92% of all users

LINKEDIN denied that there was a data breach after claims that personal information from 700million users was exposed.

The networking site issued a statement last night confirming that no information regarding any of their members was breached.

The company confirmed that no data was breached
Reuters

“Our teams have investigated a set of alleged LinkedIn data that has been posted for sale,” they confirmed.

“We want to be clear that this is not a data breach and no private LinkedIn member data was exposed. Our initial investigation has found that this data was scraped from LinkedIn and other various websites and includes the same data reported earlier this year in our April 2021 scraping update.”

The company added that they hold a lot of trusted data and that if anyone tried to take such information, “we work to stop them and hold them accountable.”

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