The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released its annual report on online service providers' practices when it comes to protecting users' privacy and data from government access, and it should not come as a total surprise that Verizon and MySpace are at the bottom of the list.
LinkedIn users are once again targeted with a massive and widespread spam campaign that takes the form of a notification about a supposedly received message from a potential new connection: Unfortunately, the offered links - although legitimate-looking - take users to compromised sites that either ask them to share private and personal data, or serve them with a variety of malware that steals information and hijacks users’ address book to spam their contacts.
GFI Software released a collection of the most prevalent threat detections encountered last month.
Another round of LinkedIn-themed spam is hitting inboxes around the world, warns GFI.
If you receive an email seemingly coming from a LinkedIn user, asking you to open an attachment in order to see "your photos" - don't do it! Opening the Image_DIG[random number].htm file with Internet Explorer will lead you to a website sporting the "Please wait a moment.