A prodigious 18-year-old bug hunter from Chicago has discovered and reported a critical vulnerability in a LinkedIn social button that could have been abused to harvest LinkedIn user information, some of which may not have been public.
Facebook rolled out today a new section on its mammoth site, a section where users can find jobs and businesses can advertise job openings.
A new Chrome extension called Browse-Secure is taking your contact info from LinkedIn and Facebook accounts and uploading it to the developer without your permission.
An ongoing spam campaign is using boobytrapped image files to download and infect users with the Locky ransomware, Israeli security firm Check Point reports.
A Russian court in Moscow upheld a decision to block LinkedIn across Russia after the company had failed to abide by a law mandating that all foreign companies store data on Russian users inside the country's borders.
Microsoft and LinkedIn announced today that Microsoft will be purchasing LinkedIn in all-cash deal for 26.2 billion dollars. This deal values shares of LinkedIn stock at $196, which caused today's share price to jump 46%.