LinkedIn security tips

Social networking website LinkedIn has provided these security tips following the reported theft of almost 6.5 million passwords. See the full statement here.

  • Never change your password by following a link in an email
  • Change your account passwords every few months
  • Don’t use the same password on all the sites you visit
  • Don’t use a word from the dictionary
  • Never give your password to others or write it down

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LinkedIn probe over 'hacking'

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