Lynda.com has been Reset 55,000 passwords after being hacked….But how it was hacked?
Lynda is a world largest online educated company being provided thousands of online video courses in software, development, design, photography, business and management like that.Lynda.com Founded in California, America in 1995.The Company provides video tutorials making by industry experts. On 9th April, 2015 Linkedin announced to purchase Lynda worth of 1.5 billion US dollars. On 13th June, 2016 Microsoft announced it will acquire Lynda.com Mother Company LinkedinFor 26.2 billion US dollars, deal expected to complete by the end of 2016.
PC Mag reviews for September 2015, for Lynda it is an “outstanding resource for video based online learning, coding skills, managerial skills, and multimedia software what ever you need.”
Lynda.com has been hacked…..!
In the successful journey of Linkedin’s online educational site Lynda getting some problem with 2016. And this is potentially bad news about it
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Lynda.com recently accesses to its data base containing users contact information, their learning data and which courses they have learned.Then immediate course of action Microsoft owned company confirmed that breach accured and reset the password for around 55,000 affected Lynda.com users, because of security measures.
Lynda.com also working to notify that nearly 9.5 billions of user’s data, but there is no protective password information in the data base. According to spokespersons review we have awareness that any of this data has been not publicly available and we are already taken secure steps to prevent such type of malfunctions for Lynda accounts.
In 2013, world famous search engine Yahoo.com faces this type of security breach and it has been stolen personal data belongs to users like E-mails, telephone numbers, date of birth, compromised names, and security questions and answers.
So, most of the web sites they have taken preventive steps for such type of security breach.
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