Cyberattack aimed at LinkedIn users.

Cybercriminal attacks on social media user accounts to gain access to user credentials are becoming more refined and sophisticated. Comodo Threat Research Lab recently thwarted an attack aimed at LinkedIn users.

“This attack demonstrates how sharply cybercriminals raise the complexity of their attacks. For example, this attack merged cybertechnologies and manipulative psychology,” says Fatih Orhan, head of the Clifton, N.J. based Comodo Threat Research Lab. “This trend will definitely increase, making the landscape of online security increasingly dangerous. The cybersecurity community must be prepared for attacks such as these. Comodo clients did not suffer from this attack because Comodo software blocked the phishing emails, preventing the emails from reaching their intended targets.”

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Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).

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