Recently, 6.5 million user passwords for the business social network LinkedIn and 1.5 million user passwords from the online dating site eHarmony were published to the Internet. The passwords were published as hash values, which is an encrypted format. The release does not include user names or any other data.
If you have an account on LinkedIn or eHarmony, please change these passwords. Also, change your passwords on any other accounts that use the same or similar passwords.
Please do not utilize websites that purport to help you identify whether or not your password has been compromised. Visit the sites directly by typing the address into your web browser to reset the password.
As a best practice, you should avoid using the same password for different accounts and services.
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