Recruitment websites are a great way to find new job opportunities. Unfortunately, very few of these recruitment websites properly validate the people posting jobs, which makes it surprisingly easy to create fake job posts.
Cybercriminals have been creating fake job posts that appear to be listed by a legitimate organization. These fake posts direct you to contact a malicious email address, phone number, or website that appears to belong to the spoofed organization. Cybercriminals use this scam to try to steal your personally identifiable information. This type of information is often provided when applying for a job, which makes this scam simple, yet effective.
Follow the tips below to stay safe from these types of scams:
Stop, Look, and Think. Don’t be fooled.
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