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Change Your LinkedIn Password

Posted 3:23 PM, June 7, 2012, by eamsel

Multiple sources are reporting that LinkedIn has been hacked and over six million passwords have been stolen. LinkedIn has not confirmed they were stolen, but are researching the claims. If you have a LinkedIn account, as a precaution, change your password on LinkedIn now.

Here's how to change your LinkedIn Password:

1. Log onto LinkedIn
2. In the Upper Right Side of the screen you will see your name in blue, mouse over your name and select "SETTINGS"
3. In the block with your name, you will "Password: Change." Click on the word Change and follow the instructions.

Links to online stories:

http://www.pcworld.comarticle257045hackers_post_65_million_linkedin_passwords_online.html

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/47706147

http://blog.sfgate.com/techchron/2012/06/06/change-your-linkedin-password-now-the-service-has-been-breached/

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