investigates password security breach

First it was Linkedin, and now users of music website may have had their passwords hacked. is investigating the leak of "some" of its members' passwords.

A message posted on the site's security page advises all its members to "change their passwords immediately".

The company has apologised and says it takes user privacy "very seriously".

"We will never email you a direct link to update your settings or ask for your password.

"We strongly recommend that your new password is different to the password you use on other services."

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.