It was just yesterday when more than 6.5 million passwords of Linkedin got hacked and then posted on aÂ RussianÂ website. Even though the passwords were encrypted, more thanÂ 300,000Â passwordsÂ are said to have been already decrypted. Now we are hearing another leak from a popular online service.Â Last.fm which lets you listen to free music with internet radio has reported about a possible leak of user passwords.
Â The Last.fm Team made a blog post announcing this.
We are currently investigating the leak of some Last.fm user passwords. This follows recent password leaks on other sites, as well as information posted online. As a precautionary measure, weâ€™re asking all our users to change their passwords immediately.
They even confirmed this password leak from their twitter account.
We’re investigating a security issue with user passwords. As a precaution, we recommend you change your password: last.fm/passwordsecuriâ€¦
— Last.fm (@lastfm) June 7, 2012
More details about this leak are still awaited. We will keep updating this post as we get more information about this leak. So, if you are a last.fm user, you are advised to change your account password now. You can change your last.fm password using the steps below.
- Just log in to Last.fmÂ and change your password on the settings page
- If you canâ€™t remember your password or the password doesn’t work, then just reset itÂ without logging in.