Job portal Monster.com has announced that confidential details of more than 1.3 million people, mainly Americans, were stolen by malicious hackers. Apparently, servers and hijacked home computers in the Ukraine were used to mount the attack. The thieves got away with names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of Monster.com users. Details available on the BBC News site. Symantec, who informed monster.com of the attack on August 17, reveals how it was done. The rogue servers were shut down on August 21 according to monster.com. It is said that no financial information was stolen.
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