Watch out if John Bolton wants to connect with you. It’s really Iranians.

Iranian hackers posed as former UN ambassador John Bolton to extract information on LinkedIn (Eli Lake/The Daily Beast)
[Via Techmeme]

Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Iranian hackers posed as former UN ambassador John Bolton to extract information on LinkedIn  —  Iran Is Using a Neocon to Hack Its Foes  —  John Bolton, the former U.N. ambassador under George W. Bush, is playing an unexpectedly prominent role in an Iranian cyberspying campaign.

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Nice social engineering efforts. These look like they were targeting specific people but still.

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