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LinkedIn, FBI investigating theft of 6.4 million passwords


June 16, 2012
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LinkedIn, FBI investigating theft of 6.4 million passwords

The Mountain View company does not know of any accounts that were taken over as a result of the security violations

By Jim Finkle and and Joseph Menn
Reuters / San Jose Mercury News

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — 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.

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