Data of over 700 million LinkedIn users are hacked & put on sale online. This is the data of about 92% of users from the total of 756 million users. The data consists of personal details of LinkedIn users like their phone numbers, addresses, geolocation data & salaries. “The data was scraped from LinkedIn & other such websites that include same data that was reported in April 2021 scraping update.
Scraping of data is a violation of LinkedIn terms & services. We try to stop anyone who steals the member data & hold them accountable.” LinkedIn says.
Source: TOI (Print Edition)