Monster.com Reports Theft of User Data

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Malcontent, Jan 24, 2009.

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  1. Malcontent

    Malcontent Registered Member

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    http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/158270/monstercom_reports_theft_of_user_data.html

     
  2. beethoven

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    I may be mistaken but did they not have a similar incident a year ago. I remember logging in to the site (not having used it for years) and deleting all my private data. I did that thinking I don't need them anymore (or at least at the moment) but would have expected them to be twice as careful afterwards. :doubt:
     
  3. Carver

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    Yes Monster had a incident http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6956349.stm . It was only a mater of time till the next incident, that is a good reason to not put sensitive info on a website. But you did the right thing in erasing your account, but how can you be sure Monster doesn't have backups of your data.
     
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