linkedIn confirmed that passwords was stolen [ security ]

After reports that LinkedIn security is breachedVicente Silveira ,  Director at LinkedIn , posted on blog that yes security was breached and password was stolen .

We want to provide you with an update on this morning’s reports of stolen passwords. We can confirm that some of the passwords that were compromised correspond to LinkedIn accounts. We are continuing to investigate this situation and here is what we are pursuing as far as next steps for the compromised accounts:”

linkedIn says “Members that have accounts associated with the compromised passwords will notice that their LinkedIn account password is no longer valid.” 

change your passwords  : 

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