Are Online CV’s safe? Not at

It has emerged that CVs submitted to recruitment site were downloaded by hackers who used an illegally obtained login and password to access areas of the site limited to employers.

The hacking took place on Thursday March 27th . A company spokeswoman quoted in the Irish Times says those affected have been contacted while the Data Protection Commissioner has also been informed.

The company has someone at a helpline number taking queries on a 24-hour basis. is urging those affected not to open suspicious e-mails.