Linkedin Confirms Password Leak, Eharmony Has One, Too

LinkedIn confirmed Wednesday afternoon via its blog that user passwords had been compromised and eHarmony said the same thing.

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  • LinkedIn Confirms Compromise, Change Your Passwords Now [Updated]
    Regardless of whether the leak is confirmed or not, it's a good time to change your password. To do so, go straight to the LinkedIn Change Password page (you'll need to be logged in), enter a new, secure password, and click Change Password. Advertisement ...
    06/6/2012 - 4:51 am | View Link
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    If you were among the five percent of LinkedIn users affected by this leak, feel free to email us the full explanation (we’ll credit you!). It’s also probably a good idea to change your password on not only LinkedIn, but any other site or service that ...
    06/6/2012 - 2:40 am | View Link
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