Fake CISO Profiles on LinkedIn Target Fortune 500s

Someone has recently created a large number of fake LinkedIn profiles for Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) roles at some of the world’s largest corporations. It’s not clear who’s behind this network of fake CISOs or what their intentions may be. But the fabricated LinkedIn identities are confusing search engine results for CISO roles at […]

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Targeted campaign uses infostealer to hijack Facebook Business accounts

WithSecure researchers have discovered an ongoing operation, dubbed “DUCKTAIL”, that targets individuals and organizations operating on Facebook’s Ads and Business platform. Based upon analysis and gathered data, the company has high confidence that the operation is conducted by a Vietnamese threat actor. The chain of evidence suggests that the threat actor’s motives are financially driven. […]

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Keeping pace with emerging threats: The roundup

Egress issued its mid-year 2022 threat report offering details of emerging threats along with insights about protecting employees, customers, and businesses from these specific cyberattacks. The report provides comprehensive details about threats associated with scam cryptocurrency donations to war-torn Ukraine, email phishing attacks using LinkedIn to target jobseekers, a rise in sextortion phishing emails and […]

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Fighting Fake EDRs With ‘Credit Ratings’ for Police

When KrebsOnSecurity recently explored how cybercriminals were using hacked email accounts at police departments worldwide to obtain warrantless Emergency Data Requests (EDRs) from social media firms and technology providers, many security experts called it a fundamentally unfixable problem. But don’t tell that to Matt Donahue, a former FBI agent who recently quit the agency to […]

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How Phishers Are Slinking Their Links Into LinkedIn

If you received a link to LinkedIn.com via email, SMS or instant message, would you click it? Spammers, phishers and other ne’er-do-wells are hoping you will, because they’ve long taken advantage of a marketing feature on the business networking site which lets them create a LinkedIn.com link that bounces your browser to other websites, such […]

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Avast Online Security & Privacy optimizes privacy settings across popular websites and services

Avast has upgraded its free browser extension with an expanded feature set and a new design to provide digital protection across all major browsers. The software, renamed from Avast Online Security to Avast Online Security & Privacy (AOSP), combines effective online protection with Avast’s latest Privacy Advisor, providing automated contextual guidance to help people optimize […]

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Comment les escrocs trompent-ils les utilisateurs de LinkedIn ? | Blog officiel de Kaspersky

Avez-vous désactivé les notifications par e-mail des réseaux sociaux ? Vous avez pris une très bonne décision ! D’ailleurs, nous donnons régulièrement des conseils pour vous aider à réduire le bruit numérique. LinkedIn est un cas à part. Les gens espèrent vraiment recevoir des messages de ce réseau social professionnel. Après tout, il pourrait s’agir de votre […]

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