Scammers try to trick LinkedIn users with sob story

Graham Cluley

Beware messages from LinkedIn contacts claiming that they have lost their wallets, credit cards, etc on a trip and need you to wire them some money.

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Graham Cluley Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.