Hackers Target LinkedIn Users
Internet security firm Symantec warned users of professional networking site LinkedIn to beware of an emails which claim to from the support team of the website.
Emails created to resemble these were dispatched through the social networking website questioned users to confirm their own email by means of pressing a hyperlink.
Nonetheless, the hyperlink required unsuspecting recipients with a web site advertising counterfeit drugs.
The email claims that the user’s account irregular activity, as well as suggested some sort of security revise for that account. The user is and then asked to download attachment in HTML data format as well as follow the instructions.
The important technique behind the HTML attachment. This approach bypasses browser blacklists that frequently flag suspicious websites to prevent users from being phished.