A recent survey, reported in SC Magazine, found that 24% of surveyed LinkedIn users have connected with people they didn’t know on the professional social network, despite LinkedIn’s repeated warnings not to do so. Why is this an issue? Because LinkedIn can be a vector for spear-phishing and other types of attacks. Never thought of it that way? Neither had the 69% of survey respondents who hadn’t considered that some of the people they’d connected with via LinkedIn might not actually be real people. The results of this survey are worrying, and it’s time to review some good LinkedIn security practices….
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