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UK: Hackers steal details of 4.5 million in attack on Monster jobs site

Alexi Mostrous reports: The personal details of millions of job seekers have been stolen in the largest data protection theft in Britain, The Times has learned. Hackers gained access to confidential information provided by 4.5 million people to Monster.co.uk, the online recruitment site. Names, passwords, telephone numbers, email addresses, birth dates, sex and ethnicity...

Suspect identified in Heartland Payment Systems breach

Evan Schuman at Storefront Backtalk is reporting that the Secret Service has identified an overseas suspect in the Heartland Payment Systems breach. Evan also has some other updated info on the breach: The processor first learned of the breach (when alerted by Visa and Mastercard) in late October/early November, said Heartland spokesman Jason Maloni....