Monday, August 20, 2007

Identity attack spreads; 1.6M records stolen from Monster.com

 Nasty -- read the article for details

According to Symantec Corp. security analyst Amado Hidalgo, a new Trojan horse called Infostealer.Monstres by Symantec has stolen more than 1.6 million records belonging to several hundred thousand people from Monster Worldwide Inc.'s job search service. That data is then used to target the Monster.com users with credible phishing mail that plants more malware on their machines.

Identity attack spreads; 1.6M records stolen from Monster.com

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