Today I received connection requests for LinkedIn, only they weren’t connection requests for LinkedIn they actually contained links to a site with a Trojan Horse Virus. Since this message was fairly convincing I was concerned that some people might click the link and become infected. The purpose of this article is to arm you with the knowledge to avoid becoming infected by this and similar attempts. Three of the messages to the right are the result of the Kryptik.RY trojan and 1 of them is an authentic message from LinkedIn. The video below demonstrates how to avoid becoming a victim of attempts like this:
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Have you received any of these messages yet?