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Phishers launch Monster attack on job seekers

Scam targets users of recruitment site

Written by Robert Jaques

vnunet.com, 15 Jul 2008


Security experts have warned of a phishing scam targeting users of recruitment site Monster.com. The scam targets both job seekers and recruiters.

Emails asking users to click through and update their profile appear to be linked to Monster.com but can be traced back to a botnet in Turkey, according to McAfee Avert Labs.

Greg Day, a security analyst at McAfee, said: "Scammers are trying more and more diverse and sophisticated techniques to obtain information that can be of financial reward.

More: http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2221685/phishers-cast-monster-com

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