Friday, June 8, 2012

FBI joins LinkedIn investigation

LinkedIn is working with the FBI as the social network for job seekers and professionals investigates the theft of 6.4 million member passwords, the company said on Thursday.
The company does not know of any accounts that were taken over as a result of the security violations, according to LinkedIn spokesperson Hani Durzy.
However, a spokesperson with the FBI declined to comment.
LinkedIn is still in the early stages of the investigation. Durzy said it was not yet determined whether the email addresses that corresponded to the hacked passwords were also stolen.
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