Hackers Pose As Photographer On Linkedin To Snare Company Sufferers

SecureWorks calls the hacking group Cobalt Gypsy, also known as OilRig by other researchers.
In 2015, Cobalt Gypsy hackers posed as recruiters on the professional network.
On LinkedIn, the hackers behind Mia connected with professional photographers to make the account seem more authentic.
The hackers who posed as Mia used LinkedIn before switching to more personal communications channels like WhatsApp and Facebook.
“It’s not the first time this group has used fake LinkedIn profiles to snare victims.

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