LinkedIn and other social networks are becoming targets for threat actors since they know it’s a great way to bypass company’s defenses. These attacks are becoming more common because it’s easy and inexpensive. Companies have placed a lot of money in their perimeter security and purchased products to find sites with poor reputations scores. LinkedIn circumvents both of these layers. LinkedIn is typically a site that is not blocked by network filters to allow HR departments the capability to find new employees. LinkedIn is also a reputable site, so these reputation-based security products will allow any employee to access the site. Cylance has created some tips to help fend off these attacks.
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