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Hacker claims to have compromised LinkedIn passwords

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Trouble at Mountain View-based LinkedIn. A hacker claims to have compromised the professional networking service’s passwords. In all, 6.5 million of them are said to have been posted to a Russian Web Forum, the Mercury News says. The company tweets early this morning:
"Our team is currently looking into reports of stolen passwords. Stay tuned for more."

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