LinkedIn is a hacker’s dream tool

LinkedIn is a hacker’s dream tool (

If you use LinkedIn, you’ve probably told the site where you work, what you do and who you work with. That’s a gold mine for hackers, who are increasingly savvy in using that kind of public but personal information for pinpoint attacks. LinkedIn’s vulnerability is inextricably tied to its growth. The site now has 150 million users almost twice as many as it had just one year ago. As its database grows richer, its value increases for both its members and those wishing to exploit them. (Continue reading at

My Two Cents: LinkedIn is a good tool, but it is a social networking site, and you MUST be careful. This article is correct about what to share and what not to share.