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Re: Linked-in and its Phishing-like contacts option!
From: "Gautier . Rich" <RGautier () drc com>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:26:01 +0000
Thoughts? I'm wondering why User Operational Security falls under the realm of Firewall Wizards.. Other than that, I'd
say - They're not alone by any stretch of the imagination, and plenty of users seem to be perfectly willing to accept
the risk (or be unaware of it). However, not much you can do on the firewall side other than turning off webmail
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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!
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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