Music website Lastfm is currently investigating a potential security breach, according to a blog post released June 7.
The news follows yesterday’s report of a major hacking incident on professional social networking site Linkedin, which saw a reported six million user passwords stolen.
Lastfm has requested that all users currently registered with the site change their password immediately, to a different log-in than they use on other websites.
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“We’re sorry for the inconvenience around changing your password; Last.fm takes your privacy very seriously,” wrote the Lastfm team.
“We’ll be posting updates in our forums and via our Twitter account (@lastfm) as we get to the bottom of this.”