Posted 01/09/2014 at 6:40 PM
Posted 4 years ago
Unrepentant of breaking through LinkedIn’s security measures, trolling scammers began their trouble during May, 2013.
They are known maybe only to Amazon, who have been asked to turn over information from these bad guys who are said to have definitely used Amazon Web Services, their identities remaining unknown to LinkedIn who have — nevertheless — filed suit this week.
Thousands of fake profiles were hatched for the purpose of obtaining sensitive information about LinkedIn’s members. The fake accounts showed up being viewed, tellingly with something wrong going on and, too quickly via “clear patterns of automation”.
LinkedIn is a prime target for attempted security break-ins as it is the home of business social networking on the web.