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LinkedIn Confirmed Hack and Leak of Passwords, Issues Apology

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LinkedIn was hacked, data and passwords were comprised today, however a quick acting LinkedIn really showed that they are working hard to resolve the issue. Here is statement from LinkedIn:
"We are continuing to investigate this situation and here is what we are pursuing as far as next steps for the compromised accounts:Members that have accounts associated with the compromised passwords will notice that their LinkedIn account password is no longer valid.
These members will also receive an email from LinkedIn with instructions on how to reset their passwords. There will not be any links in these emails. For security reasons, you should never change your password on any website by following a link in an email.
These affected members will receive a second email from our Customer Support team providing a bit more context on this situation and why they are being asked to change their passwords."

[URL="http://techcrunch.com/2012/06/06/linkedin-speaks-some-of-those-compromised-passwords-are-from-linkedin-accounts/"]Reportedly[/URL], around 6.5 million passwords were leaked onto the internet and LinkedIn has an ongoing investigation into the matter.

There is an app called [URL="http://www.leakedin.org/"]LeakedIn[/URL] that can instantly tell you if your password was one of the ones compromised. And Mashable has step by step instructions on [URL="http://mashable.com/2012/06/06/how-to-change-your-linkedin-password/"]how to change your LinkedIn password[/URL], which you should do, just in case.

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