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This is a bit unsettling?  How many other "Company" have no idea if the personal information of their clients, users, partners are being taken.

The following is taken from an email sent to  users in regards to the recent uncovering of what turns out to be a serial issue with their security, quite lax apparently, for the site.

The Company has determined that this incident is not the first time Monster's database has been the target of criminal activity. Due to the significant amount of uncertainty in determining which individual job seekers may have been impacted, Monster felt that it was in your best interest to take the precautionary steps of reaching out to you and all Monster job seekers regarding this issue. Monster believes illegally downloaded contact information may be used to lure job seekers into opening a "phishing" email that attempts to acquire financial information or lure job seekers into fraudulent financial transactions. This has been the case in similar attacks on other websites.

Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2007 8:59 AM Architecture | Back to top

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