Hackers managed to steal information from the US Department of Transportation and several firms by using fake job listings for employees, reports Reuters.
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The breach was originally disclosed by UK internet security firm Prevx, Reuters reports. The job ads were sent via e-mail to a small number of employees and contained malware, said Prevx.
Once information was grabbed from corporate PCs, the information was redirected to a rogue website hosted by Yahoo.
It is believed information was stolen from around 1,000 corporate PCs. The FBI is now investigating the reported breaches.
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