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Identity/ID Theft Trojan on Monster.com

antdude (79039) writes | about 7 years ago

Security 2

Ant writes "Broadband Reports report an InformationWeek story on security researchers' finds that the popular Monster.com job site was being widely used for identity (ID) theft. Hackers are placing fake advertisements/ads, on the site, that infect computers running Windows. The Trojan takes information that job seekers place online which includes social security numbers. The scam is one of the biggest of its kind and could affect over 100,000 identities..."
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Finally, a good car analogy. (0, Troll)

twitter (104583) | about 7 years ago | (#20290355)

Jackson calls the identity theft organization behind the caches the "car group" because they've named each of the servers storing the information for a different auto manufacturer, like Ford, Mercedes, Chrysler, and French carmaker Bugatti.

Looks like Windoze took them all for a ride, again.

Re:Finally, a good car analogy. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 7 years ago | (#20290451)

HAHAHAHAH, Windoze, HAHAHAHAHA!!!

So many people post on Slashdot but once in a while you find something really fresh and funny!!!

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Please, stop it!!

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