Last.fm confirms password leak
Posted on 07 June 2012.
And Last.fm makes three.

Following the revelations that the data leaked by an unknown individual on a Russian forum contained user passwords for business social network LinkedIn and dating site eHarmony, the team of popular music website Last.fm has piped up to warn about a leak of their own users' passwords.

Users who have logged in to the site were greeted today by a warning asking them to change their password while the site investigates a security problem. Following the offered link to learn more, they landed on another page with another warning.

"We are currently investigating the leak of some Last.fm user passwords," they site's team wrote, but failed to share any detail for the time being.

The asked all users to change their passwords immediately, and to do so either by logging into Last.fm and visiting the settings page, or by resetting it without logging in.

"We will never email you a direct link to update your settings or ask for your password," they made sure to point out.






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