LinkedIn Spearphishing

Dell Secureworks has identified targeted attacks occurring through LinkedIn. In this attack, a fake user with a network of connections is created.   Under the guise of a recruiter, they contact targets of opportunity, think sysadmins at a target company.   The victim is enticed to go to a purported resume submission website.  And then …

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LinkedIn Outlook Social Connector Password

After the recent Linkedin password hash disclosure, I thought it best to change my password.   Better safe than sorry.   So I logged into the website and set the password to something long (12) and random with Uppers, lowers, Numbers and special characters.    I verified the new password worked and was stored safely in LastPass and all was good.   For a while. …

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