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The social networking site LinkedIn said Wednesday it is looking into reports that 6.5 million user passwords have been leaked.
“Our team continues to investigate, but at this time, we’re still unable to confirm that any security breach has occurred,” the company said on its Twitter feed.
The breach was first reported by the Norweigan IT website Dagens IT, claiming that 6.5 million encrypted passwords had been posted to a Russian hacker site, according to The Next Web.
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This is a preliminary result of the network of retweets with the hashtag #jan25 at February 11 2011, at the time of the announcement of Mubarak’s resignation. If you retweeted someone, or has been retweeted, it is possible that your username is in this network.
— Jody Avirgan, Brian Lehrer Show/It’s A Free Country