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 data as well as other “demographic information”, were all stolen, the company admitted today.
Read more on Times Online
Comment: it makes you wonder what the worldwide total is on this breach.