Saturday, January 24, 2009 sites Compromised

Read on Internet Storm Center's website that and had their databases compromised. Click here to read the details from ISC. Information from these databases was stolen.'s database is administered by Monster. Click here for post detailing the information they know. Click here for's post detailing the information they know.

So what are the dangers? Thing targeted spear phishing attacks to follow on the heels of this compromise. Those on Monster and USAJobs will now be in the cross hairs of malicious attackers. From the press releases, login credentials were also taken so if you are one of those who likes to use the same password for many things, as Joel Esler states in the ISC Diary posting, might be a good time to go change that password on We've talked about not using the same password for everything, especially financial accounts.

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