LinkedIn bolsters its cyber threat detection with Moonbase

LinkedIn, a professional social networking platform having 20,000 employees serving about 874 million members, has bolstered its IT Infrastructure to protect against the prevailing sophistication driven cybersecurity threats. The world’s largest professional network is following a new program dubbed ‘Moonbase’ that improved the company’s threat detection and incident response, thus helping security analysts and engineers […]

LinkedIn added new security features to weed out fraud and fake profiles

LinkedIn is a professional social media platform where learnt people interact to take their businesses to next level. But there are N number of instances where the platform has/is serving as a medium for criminals to create fake profiles to lure C-level employees with malicious intentions, sell fake counterfeit products, and act as a medium […]

LinkedIn being targeted by fake CISO Profile Positions in Large Companies

LinkedIn has publicly announced that for some reasons, its servers are being targeted by fake CISO Profiles that disclose vacant positions at large multinational companies. However, the profiles when probed are found to be fake and being targeted from Asian & African countries that have nothing to do with the company operations or vacancies. Krebs […]

LinkedIn fake job offers and emails leading to Cyber Frauds

LinkedIn, a professional social networking website, has become a part of our daily lives as it not only allows us to promote a business but also allows to network, job hunt and recruit new talent. However, not all seems to be well with the said online business, as it has disturbed the lives of many […]

LinkedIn tops the Phishing Email list

LinkedIn is known as a professional social networking website that helps to connect companies with experienced professionals. But in the past few months, the company’s name is being used by cyber criminals as the most spoofed brand to send phishing emails. Check Point, a security-based research firm found in its analysis that LinkedIn’s name is […]

Russian hacker need not pay compensation to LinkedIn, Dropbox and Automatic

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, a supervising body for all district courts operating in North America, has asked a Russian cyber criminal not to pay any kind of compensation for breaching the databases of 3 corporate companies. Previously, as per the order of July 2020, Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin was supposed to […]

Data of 700 million LinkedIn users leaked and put for sale on Dark Web

LinkedIn is back in news for failing to protect its user data from hackers and this time the issue is serious as data of over 700 million of its 756 million has leaked and put for sale on the dark web. However, the professional website denies all such media claims and stated that the newly […]

Italian data watchdog probes data breach of LinkedIn 500 million user accounts

For the first time in the history of professional social media platform LinkedIn a formal investigation has been launched by Italian watchdog Garante Privacy over a data breach of 500m LinkedIn user accounts. LinkedIn confirmed the probe and stated that it is ready to face a legal probe in this regards and is ready for […]

Hackers plead guilty for hacking and accessing 57m user details from Uber and LinkedIn

Two hackers have pleaded guilty for stealing account information of over 57 million users belonging to tech companies Uber and Lynda- now renamed as LinkedIn Learning after acquisition by the professional networking giant. Highly placed sources say that the two hackers, Brandon Glover, of Florida and Vasile Mereacre of Toronto, Canada were presented before the […]

US Fed using 18k fake profiles to check Foreigners

To all those aspirants dreaming about US Visas, Green cards and permanent citizenship, here’s a news piece to share which might help make or break your dreams to become a true US citizen.US Citizenship and Immigration Service Officers (USCIS) have again started to snoop on to the social accounts of foreigners via fake social media […]

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