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Did Last.fm User Passwords Get Leaked?

by Brandon Russell | June 7, 2012June 7, 2012 10:15 am PST

Last.fm logoA very unfortunate issue among big name online companies has emerged over the past few days: Leaked passwords. LinkedIn was first, eHarmony second and now reports are suggesting Last.fm has joined the infamous club.

The music website issued a statement on Thursday to confirm that it is “currently investigating the leak of some Last.fm user passwords.” As a precaution, the company recommends users change their password immediately, and ensure it’s unique (duh). That means you should try and be more creative than “ilovemusic.”

While Last.fm’s statement doesn’t confirm a leak occurred, it wouldn’t hurt to change your password like the service recommends; you can never be too careful.

[via The Next Web, Last.fm]


Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...

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