Amazon has forced an unknown number of account holders to change passwords that may have been compromised, just as it heads into one of the busied shopping days of the year. Tech news site ZDNet first noted the issue after multiple readers reported receiving an e-mail saying that the online retailer had set their passwords. They were also notified of the change through the site’s account message center, ZDNet reported, which confirmed their legitimacy.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Washington Post