"On 19 May, our security systems detected a concerted and sophisticated attempt to access our user accounts on JobSearch. As soon as we became aware of the attempted security breach, we immediately suspended all user accounts whilst we investigated the nature and extent of the breach.
To reactivate your account, click here
. Enter your email address into the email field and click the “Send password” button. A temporary password will be emailed to you within a few hours. Please check your spam folders in case it is incorrectly classified. You can then log into your account as normal
After completing our initial investigations we can confirm that no CV records or job application information were accessed. We do not know whether email addresses and passwords were taken, but we believe that unfortunately you should work on the basis that they were. All passwords were changed within 4 hours of the security breach being identified and we have not seen any attempts to use the expired passwords on our websites.
We apologise for the inconvenience and disruption this illegal activity has caused and assure you that we have taken extensive precautions to prevent any further such attacks.
If you have any questions please call our customer service team on 0207 348 5010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. "