Friday, November 22, 2013
LinkedIn Scam On the Radar
A little fun yesterday, as TheHackerCIO willingly took the bait from a scam-spam LinkedIn request purportedly from Ben S. Bernanke.
It was fun also to exercise the imagination and give a government official your "honest opinion" about his work.
But the real motivating reason for accepting this was simple.
It was to put me on the hook once again.
TheHackerCIO likes to know how things work. And this is a perfect opportunity to see how the reporting procedures actually work for reporting spam and scam. So that was started today, by opening a ticket with LinkedIn.
I'll fill you in on the details as I learn them.