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Re: Linked-in and its Phishing-like contacts option!
From: "Michael D. Wood" <mike () itsecuritypros org>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 01:17:30 -0400

I agree with you.  LinkedIn for me is a love/hate relationship.  The thing I
can't get over is the endorsements..anybody can go on there and just keep
hitting endorse, endorse, endorse..I can't see it being an option much
longer.

 

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Michael D. Wood

www.itsecuritypros.org

 

From: firewall-wizards-bounces () listserv icsalabs com
[mailto:firewall-wizards-bounces () listserv icsalabs com] On Behalf Of Mathew
Want
Sent: Monday, April 22, 2013 7:30 PM
To: Firewall Wizards Security Mailing List
Subject: [fw-wiz] Linked-in and its Phishing-like contacts option!

 

Hiya all.


Has anyone else noticed the option to see who else they know is connected on
Linked-in? Have you noticed that if you click on the outlook button it asks
you for your WORK EMAIL PASSWORD!!!!!

Bloody hell! It's not like the job of getting users to not submit this
information to other sites isn't already hard enough without this!!! The
"can't put brains in pumpkins " department must be having a field day over
this.

Am I the only one that think this is a touch negligent on the part of
Linked-in? Or should I just accept that it is corporate facebook, accepts
that they have the dame moral fibre and move on?

Maybe I am expecting too much? Thoughts?

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Regards,
M@

-- 
"Some things are eternal by nature,
others by consequence"

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