Nov 1 / Admin

New Scam Alert: LinkedIn's new security features combat fake profiles, threat actors

Bleeping Computer reported: 

LinkedIn has introduced three new features to fight fake profiles and malicious use of the platform, including a new method to confirm whether a profile is authentic by showing whether it has a verified work email or phone number.

  1. "About this profile"  section that gives users information like when the user created their profile, if the holder has verified their number, and if they linked a work email.
  2. Use AI to catch accounts using AI-generated images as profile photos to give a false sense of authenticity, which is a clear sign of fraudulent activity.
  3. Lastly, LinkedIn now displays warnings when a chat participant proposes to take communications outside the platform.

Find out more with the original article here.

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