sends email alert following claims of account leak

Written by | Internet, Tech, Asia’s top online job site has sent an email to all of its users to update or change the password for their account in order to keep it secure. This is in conjunction with a post on a Malaysian online forum claiming to have account information.

The company also said that they activated their security protocol to secure users account information and are currently investigating the issue.

The email was sent almost a week ago and here’s the full text of Jobstreet’s advisory;

Important Security Info for Users

We are writing to inform you about a post on a Malaysian online forum claiming to have account information.

Upon being alerted of the claim, we immediately activated our security processes to further secure your account information and investigate the issue.

As a precautionary measure, we also advise you to reset your password immediately. Please do this via the link.

Even though we have no evidence to suggest that your account was accessed, as good practice we recommend that you do not respond to any suspicious communications. If you have questions, please contact our Customer Care or email

Protecting the privacy and security of your information is our utmost priority and we are continuously enhancing our platform to prevent unauthorized access.

Suresh Thiru

A job website like Jobstreet is one of the few websites that contains almost all user information, so an account information leak could be devastating for the Jobstreet.

Source: Yugatech

Last modified: January 3, 2017

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