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Re: Linked-in and its Phishing-like contacts option!
From: "Paul D. Robertson" <paul () compuwar net>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:35:30 -0400

Because the moderator is bored enough to entertain things outside the strict boundaries if there isn't better stuff on 
the list (hint) and he's feeling like a particular topic may generate something or he may want to rail on something or 
for no particular reason.  There are a multitude of reasons general INFOSEC stuff makes the list- and historically I'm 
fairly sure I've been consistently inconsistent on that point.

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Moderator, Firewall-Wizards

On Apr 24, 2013, at 15:26, "Gautier . Rich" <RGautier () drc com> wrote:

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 access...
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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!
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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