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LinkedIn breach puts site’s reputation on the line

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(Reuters) - LinkedIn Corp's silence on the extent of a security breach that exposed millions of user passwords has damaged its reputation among some business professionals, and may slow the growing company's rise if the breach turns out to be more serious than disclosed. Several days after news of the theft of the passwords emerged, ...

LinkedIn works with FBI on password theft

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(Reuters) - LinkedIn Corp 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. The company does not know of any accounts that were taken over as a result of the security violations, according to LinkedIn spokesman Hani ...