LinkedIn Data Breach: LinkedIn Tells It's Users To Keep Calm

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Following the data breach that put 167 million LinkedIn (a career based social media platform) users at risk in 2012, the firm said the leaked passwords were now placed online by the hackers, the firm said they sent alerts to all its users.

 LinkedIn said it encouraged it's users to change their passwords from time to time and also use stronger passwords, which means that users should keep calm as strategies are being put in place to secure users online data.
 LinkedIn said "on May 17, 2016 we became aware that data stolen from LinkedIn in 2012 was being made available online. This was not a new security  or hack."
 "We took immediate steps to invalidate the passwords of all Linkedln account that we believed might be at risk."
 Linkedln is a business-oriented social-networking service, founded in December 14, 2002 and was launched on May 5, 2003 and they currently have up to 400 million active users.