“LinkedIn” Phishing Attacks Up 232% In Feb

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Feb 17, 2022 05:18 am PST

Researchers at Egress have just issued findings that LinkedIn-themed phishing attacks are up 232% in February. Excerpt:

Since February 1st, 2022, we have recorded a 232% increase in email phishing attacks which are impersonating LinkedIn. These attacks use display name spoofing and stylized HTML templates to socially engineer victims into clicking on phishing links and then entering their credentials into fraudulent websites.