According to CBS News affiliate CNET.com (via The Verge), a user in a Russian forum claims he has hacked and obtained almost 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords.
LinkedIn Tweeted that they have a team looking into the matter, but have so far been unable to confirm that a breach has occurred.
Our team continues to investigate, but at this time, we’re still unable to confirm that any security breach has occurred. Stay tuned here.
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To change your LinkedIn password, go to http://LinkedIn.com and log in with your e-mail address and current password in the top right corner.
Once logged in, hover over your name and click on “Settings.” In a box near the top left, you’ll see your name, your email, and a spot for your password. Click the “Change” link next to the password field.