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August 23, 2007
Maynard , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
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Monster announced that the details of some 1.6 million job seekers had been stolen. Fewer than 5,000 of those 1.6 million users affected are based outside the United States. The information stolen was limited to names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, and no other details including bank account numbers were uploaded.

UPDATE (8/29/07) : Hackers have stolen the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of about 146,000 subscribers to The hackers accessed the information from the resume database run by, which provides the technology for Monster Worldwide told OPM that no Social Security numbers were compromised.