Possible Linkedin security issue

Posted By on June 6, 2012

Don’t know how serious … but changing your password might not be a bad idea.

Nearly 6.5 million passwords belonging to users of the professional social networking site LinkedIn have been leaked online, according to reports.

Users are being urged to change their login details over fears that, if confirmed, the leak would compromise vast amounts of personal data, including contact information. The information was reportedly posted as encrypted on a Russian hackers’ website and 300,000 are said to have been decrypted, with work ongoing …

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