September, 2010

LinkedIn Spam Attack can steal your bank passwords

LinkedIn Spam Attack can steal your bank passwords

LinkedIn users were hit with fake invitation requests, that if activated could steal bank account passwords, as reported by PCWorld. The fake emails looked like similar LinkedIn invitations, as in the picture below. The big difference is the links redirect to non-LinkedIn pages, containing malware, which steals data from your computer without you knowing it. I found loads of fake LinkedIn...

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The tipping point for social recruiting… Adecco slashes spending on paid job boards.

If you are currently looking for a job or considering a career change, please consider the news below… On September 24th, 2010, Addecco, the U.S. arm of staffing giant Adecco SA, announced that it slashed it’s spending on online job boards by from $6 Milllion to $2 Million between 2007-2009. Addecco is the first major company, in my knowledge, who has publicly stated they have been...

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