Phony Corsair LinkedIn Listing Contains DarkGate Malware

You can never be too careful when surfing the web, even if you’re looking for a new job. Corsair is a prominent name in the gaming hardware and accessories market, and it stands to reason that it would be a hot destination for enthusiasts in the market for a new job.

However, some nefarious parties are using Corsair’s name to spread DarkGate malware to unsuspecting job seekers’ computers. A Vietnamese cybercriminal ring using fake LinkedIn posts and direct messages to users about a job opening at Corsair. The phony content implies that Corsair is hiring a Facebook Ads specialist and targets LinkedIn users based in the United States, United Kingdom, and India.

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Source: MSN News