Iranian Hackers Create Network Of Fake LinkedIn Accounts

October 13, 2015


According to a report by Dell’s SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit (CTU), Iranian hackers had created a network of fake LinkedIn accounts, used to target victims across the globe, particularly in the Middle East. The CTU identified 25 fake accounts that were connected to over 200 legitimate accounts belonging to employees of the telecom and defense sectors in throughout the Middle East.

Source:, October 7, 2015.