Quantum Spying GCHQ Used Fake LinkedIn Pages to Target Engineers

Elite GCHQ teams targeted employees of mobile communications companies and billing companies to gain access to their company networks. The spies used fake copies of LinkedIn profiles as one of their tools.
Von SPIEGEL Staff
Officials at LinkedIn say they "would not authorize such activity for any purpose".

Officials at LinkedIn say they "would not authorize such activity for any purpose".

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