Printed 2017/08/23 05:52PM

Fake LinkedIn profiles with links to malware


This is a little old (five days based on the last update), but TrendMicro put on their blog about fake LinkedIn profiles which have links leading to malware.

The basics:

With respect to the last point, it's still disturbing. Again it's a case of attackers going after a legitimate and trusted site to get users to be directed to malware. In this case they aren't hacking the site, rather using the functionality provided to end users.


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