LinkedIn has announced that it's doing away with some of its services, and among these is Intro, a tool that allowed iPhone users who installed it to view in the email certain information about the sender if the sender was also a LinkedIn user.
Once again, and more spectacularly, security researchers have proved that attackers wielding a fake LinkedIn account sporting the image of an attractive woman claiming to be an expert in the cyber security business can trick even security-aware IT employees into letting their guard down.
Social networks are great sources of information for cyber criminals and a great way to enter the potential victims’ circle of trust.
The mystery of the LinkedIn outage has been revealed: Network Solutions, its DNS provider, has been battered by a DDoS attack and while defending itself, misconfigured the DNS records of some of its customers - including that of LinkedIn.
"Professional" social networking website LinkedIn is the latest in a string of popular online services and communities that have introduced optional 2-step verification for their users.
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