Tripwire: Criminals Are After Your LinkedIn Account – Here is How to Protect it

Regularly in the news we hear about organisations having their Twitter or Facebook accounts compromised by cybercriminals – but they’re not the only social media outlets which hackers and fraudsters have an interest in hijacking. Researchers at Symantec have warned this week of an increasing number of phishing emails being spammed out, claiming to come from LinkedIn’s support team.

Attached to the email is an HTML file, which contains a copy of the genuine LinkedIn webpage – albeit changed in one significant way. If you open the boobytrapped HTML file and enter your login credentials they will be sent to the cybercriminals…

Read the full article here: http://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/security-data-protection/criminals-are-after-your-linkedin-account-here-is-how-to-protect-it/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+tripwire-state-of-security+%28The+State+of+Security+%7C+Tripwire%2C+Inc.%29