Cyber Crooks Gathering Details from Recruiting Websites

PrevX, a net security firm, disclosed that the group of hackers - Phreak - has attacked several job Websites and gathered private data from CVs posted on them. Consequently, private data viz. mail address, home address, current employers and names on several of jobseekers are at risk.

The Russian based gang-Phreak- is advertising a particular tool, which costs $600 and helps in gathering private data from several sites. The tool is based on PHP and makes use of built-in recruiter IDs to scan recruitment Websites and give results in a convenient way. Those who wish to be its clients can contact the gang on ICQ. For fee, the gang will filter its database for the entries regarding a specific country or employer.

For some time, job Websites have been attacked for sniffing inform...

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