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Fake LinkedIn profiles, ‘convincing’ network linked to Iran-based group

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Oct
2015
Fake LinkedIn profiles, ‘convincing’ network linked to Iran-based group

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The Counter Threat Unit (CTU), the Dell SecureWorks research team, uncovered an initiative by an Iran-based threat group it dubbed , to create a network of fake profiles for “obtaining confidential they can use for cyber espionage purposes.”

The team said the intent of the group was to use what researchers called “convincing profiles” in a self-referenced network to zero in on victims through .

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