Phishing attack plunders job site

By BRIAN BERGSTEIN, AP Technology Writer Wed Aug 22, 4:59 PM ET

BOSTON - A recently disclosed fraud involving hundreds of thousands of people on the Monster.com jobs Web site reveals the perils of leaving detailed personal information online, security analysts say.

Representatives for Monster Worldwide Inc., the New York-based parent company of the jobs site, did not return messages seeking comment.

On its Web site, the company advises its members to be extremely cautious about e-mails purporting to be from recruiters

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