Originally posted on Gigaom:
First LinkedIn (s LNKD), then eHarmony, and now possibly Last.fm. As the number of sites falling victim to password hackers continues to grow, the questions are flooding in: are these incidents all connected? And, perhaps more importantly, who’s next?
On Thursday, the CBS-owned (s CBS), London-headquartered music site told users that it was investigating a potential password leak — and that while evidence of what had been published and how it may have been obtained was not entirely clear, it wanted to take the precaution of getting users to change their details.