Job Site Hacked, E-mail Addresses Exposed
DATA LOSS—U.S.July 7, 2011
Hackers accessed an employment website last week, exposing the user IDs and e-mail addresses of about 1.27 million job seekers, reports CNET News. In a notice on its job site, The Washington Post said that no passwords or other data were affected, and it is warning users to be on the lookout for phishing scams. "We quickly identified the vulnerability and shut it down and are pursuing the matter with law enforcement," the notice states.