LinkedIn was the top targeted social media network for phishing attacks in Q1


Social media has surpassed transportation companies and technology behemoths as the most targeted category, according to a cybersecurity company. — Online fraud vector created by freepik - www.freepik.com

A new study has shown a growing trend in which hackers are impersonating popular social networking sites in order to obtain users’ personal information or payment credentials via phishing attacks.

Check Point Research, the threat intelligence arm of Check Point Software Technologies and a cybersecurity solutions provider, highlighted the brands that were most frequently imitated by cybercriminals in its Brand Phishing Report for the first quarter of this year.

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