Data on 5,000 MTV Employees Illegally Accessed

Viacom Inc.'s MTV Networks became the latest victim of data theft after someone hacked into its computers and stole confidential information about its employees. In an e-mail to staff, MTV Networks said data relating to some 5,000 employees had been illegally accessed, including names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers and in some cases, salaries.

  • Read the article: The Wall Street Journal