Use This App Right Now To Check If Your LinkedIn Password Was Hacked

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You can check if your LinkedIn account password was stolen by hackers earlier today with an app called LeakedIn.It’s run by Fictive Kin, a design studio that has a deal with Betaworks, and designer Chris Shiflett.

However, we still advise that you use this at your own risk.

A huge number of passwords were leaked from LinkedIn earlier today and shared on a Russian hacker site. LeakedIn will check to see if you password is on that list.

Here’s what it does: you type in your password, and it will convert it to a “hash.” LeakedIn checks if that hash is on the list of compromised hashes.

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