Sell Hack, the controversial browser extension that promised to reveal LinkedIn users’ private email addresses has been shut down by its makers (at least temporarily) after they received a cease & desist order from the business networking site.
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It sounds like a stalker’s or recruitment advisor’s wet dream, but there are good reasons to be wary of the “Sell Hack” tool that offers to reveal any LinkedIn user’s email address.
New research reveals that one of the most successful methods of hitting a company with a targeted attack is to disguise it as a simple LinkedIn email.
When LinkedIn introduced a new service called Intro in October last year, I made my opinion pretty clear: “No thanks. My email security is too important”.
Now LinkedIn has announced that it is killing the privacy-challenged service next month. Good.
If you work for Belgacom, or any other company of interest to GCHQ and the NSA, perhaps you shouldn’t visit LinkedIn.
Security isn’t part of LinkedIn’s DNA, so why would you trust them with your email?
LinkedIn, the professional networking site, is dropping its minimum age requirement to as young as 13 years old.
That email you just received from LinkedIn might be promoting a Thanksgiving sale of Viagra instead..
Spammers are disguising their emails to pretend to come from YouTube, Google and LinkedIn.
Spam emails claiming to come from LinkedIn appear to encourage investors to buy shares in a company, with the intention of making money by pumping-and-dumping the stock.
Although not yet confirmed by the business-networking website, it is being widely speculated that over six million passwords belonging to LinkedIn users have been compromised.
Have you received a message from LinkedIn asking you to confirm your email address?
Well, be careful before you click on the link in your inbox, as it could be scammers trying to dupe you into doing something else entirely.
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.
A group of hackers calling themselves Lulz Security have gained access to a server belonging to the Fox Broadcasting network, and published details of hundreds of employees usernames and passwords on the net.
It’s surprisingly easy to accidentally reveal someone’s email address on LinkedIn.
Should the business network look again at how it is guarding its members’ privacy?
Every year we run an investigation into how many of you are being hit by threats (such as spam, malware and phishing) on social networks. Well, it’s that time again!
This year, to encourage you to help us, we’re offering a marvellous prize.