Recruiters often use LinkedIn, a popular professional networking platform, to reach out to potential candidates about job opportunities. Unfortunately, cybercriminals send fake job opportunities through LinkedIn. Currently, they’re taking advantage of the growing interest in cryptocurrency to send fake job openings at cryptocurrency organizations.
In this scam, cybercriminals send you a recruitment message about a job opening at a prominent organization in the cryptocurrency industry, such as Crypto.com. The message claims that positions are filling quickly and urges you to download an attachment to apply. However, if you download the attachment, you could also be downloading malware that can steal your sensitive information.
Don’t let a job opening scam trick you. Follow the tips below to keep your sensitive information safe:
Stop, Look, and Think. Don’t be fooled.
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