Cyber Quicktips: LinkedIn and Social Attacks
Are you checking to see who you're connecting with on social networks?
Criminals can befriend you, or connect with you on LinkedIn, and easily gather information that could help them gain access to more valuable data.
Common tell-tale signs of a cybercriminal on LinkedIn: Generic name with strange spelling, works at a well-known company, has an ivy-league education, stock photo image [Google search: LinkedIn male model profile pic], and unrealistic/improbable experience
Ensure your privacy settings are secured against people you don't know. This kind of threat is known as a Social Attack.
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