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Fake recruiters take to Linkedin

Security analyst, Pierlugi Paganini explains that the “exploitation of social networks for intelligence gathering, especially professional social media like LinkedIn, is a common practice of threat actors.” The perpetrators gain users trust by having a seemingly credible recruitment profile, including a picture and links to other platforms such as Twitter or Facebook. Isight Partners suggests that these “credible persona’s, often those of attractive women, connect with their victims to gain