Guardian Jobs website hacked

James Glick writes:

The UK jobs website, Guardian Jobs, was hacked last night leaving all users data exposed. The Metropolitan Police are investigating and for anyone that has used the service, they’ve circulated advise (sic) in an email sent round to users by the Guardian this evening.

It’s not clear from the email whether this affects the US site too, guardianjobs.com, though the data is held on separate databases run by the third parties that operate the sites for the Guardian, Madgex and Indeed. In the UK, it’s run by Madgex and according to the Guardian, steps have been put in place to make sure a recurrence doesn’t happen.

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Guardian News and Media Limited set up a web page on the breach, but at the time of this posting, it doesn’t really have any details on it..

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