LinkedIn probe over 'hacking'

Social networking website LinkedIn has launched an investigation after reports more than six million users passwords were posted online.

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LinkedIn investigating potential theft of six million passwords

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Social networking website LinkedIn is looking into claims that the passwords of more than six million members have been stolen.

The site, which provides as social networking service for professionals, has in excess of 161 million members in more than 200 countries.

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