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No customer accounts appear to have been damaged following a cyber attack on professional social networking website Linkedin, its co-founder and executive chairman Reid Hoffman told CNBC on Friday.
"We basically recommend everyone that they update their password. We've already taken steps to make sure that all users are essentially secure now," Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, LinkedIn, told CNBC.
I did something Wednesday that I didn’t think I was ever going to be able to do. Not only did I establish a position in social media giant Facebook, but I did so while feeling good about the decision.
New research has found that only one in four emails is essential for work. And only 14 percent of work emails were considered critically important.
This is the worst privacy and security news to slam the business networking service yet. So why is the stock immune to a hack attack?
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Facebook fell to a new all-time low. The FMHR team discusses where to invest in social media now.
Reshaping a time-worn narrative isn't easy. Social revolutions rarely are, especially when you're a woman trying to break into the boys' club that is Silicon Valley. But an emerging class of early-stage tech start-up executives is helping dispel the notion that there isn't a leading role for them in the male-dominated valley.
LinkedIn may not be as "sexy" as Facebook, but its growth prospects might be infinitely better. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest details from the "All Things Digital Conference" in California.
James Gorman, Morgan Stanley chief executive, has defended his bank’s performance as lead underwriter on Facebook’s public offering, despite waves of criticism from investors and a potential legal review of the deal’s marketing, the Financial Times reports.
Comparisons between LinkedIn and Facebook were an underlying current throughout a conversation with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, founder Reid Hoffman and Kra Swisher at the All Things D conference.
The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses the latest action in Facebook, Bristol-Myers and Eli Lilly.
Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers:
Here’s why shareholders have a right to be optimistic about the future of Internet giant Facebook.
Investors, who have not been spooked by Facebook’s tumultuous market debut, will be able to get exposure to the social networking giant through an exchange-traded fund starting Friday.
Yahoo has done little to prove that it’s dominant Web portal will be a long-term answer to the growing threat of social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
The stock sank without the full support of the company's underwriters, leaving some investors down nearly 25 percent from where they were Friday.
Stocks closed near session lows Friday, with all three major averages posting their worst weekly drop this year, as investors were cautious ahead of the weekend amid fears over the euro zone and euphoria over Facebook's trading debut fizzled.
Facebook set a record for volume on its first day of trading, but the stock otherwise failed to live up to all the hype.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers: