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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    06/6/2012 - 10:03 am | View Link
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    (CBS News) Following reports that 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords were leaked on a Russian hacker site, the company confirmed Wednesday that "some of the passwords that were compromised correspond to LinkedIn accounts." LinkedIn is a professional social ...
    06/6/2012 - 5:35 am | View Link
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