Source: Douglas Stanglin / USA Today
A Russian hacker claims to have uploaded almost 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords, The Verge reports.
LinkedIn in says in a tweet that “Our team is currently looking into reports of stolen passwords. Stay tuned for more.”
In a second tweet two hours later, the company says it is still unable to confirm if a security breach had occurred. LinkedIn referred repeated requests for comment to the company’s Twitter feed, the Associated Press reports.
In its report, The Verge, a technology-focused news publication, says the hacker claims to have uploaded 6,458,020 passwords.
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