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Portions of went black on Monday after attackers hijacked job listings hosted on the popular employment website and used them to spread malware to visitors, a security researcher said. The outage affected the Monster Company Boulevard, said Exploit Prevention Labs' Roger Thompson, who first noticed the site was …


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  1. Dan Goodin (Written by Reg staff)


    Story updated to reflect comment from representatives.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    IT strategy at Monster

    ... took a turn for the worse when Simon McKinnon left.

  3. Andy Worth

    How long?

    Just wondering how long the affected pages were accessible to the public. They say "an extremely small percentage of those using the site this week were potentially exposed prior to those pages being cleaned." but then most of us realise that a great proportion of users ignore the updates, or rather don't download them. While antivirus coverage has improved, there are still a hell of a lot of unprotected machines out there.

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