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LinkedIn confirms some passwords have been compromised

LinkedIn confirmed that the passwords belonging to "some" of its members have been compromised.
"We can confirm that some of the passwords that were compromised correspond to LinkedIn accounts. We are continuing to investigate this situation"LinkedIn blog post reads.

Affected members will receive an email with instructions on how to reset their passwords; current passwords will not work. They will also receive an email that provides a bit more context on this situation and why they are being asked to change their passwords.

The company did not confirm how many passwords were involved, though it reportedly affected about 6 million of LinkedIn's 161 million users.
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