Hackers from North Korea are plagiarising information from legitimate resumes on various hiring platforms such as LinkedIn. They use the stolen data to apply for jobs at cryptocurrency companies in North America and Europe.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has sent a stern warning to professional networking site LinkedIn. Sean Ragan, Special Agent with the Bureau, said cryptocurrency investment scammers are on the rise on the professional network.
Blockchain is one of the most highly requested digital professional skills of 2020 according to LinkedIn. Emerged for the first time in 2009 with the dawn and emergence of cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology has created the backbone of a new type of Internet, expanding its areas of application.
A LinkedIn survey reveals that the profession of the so-called ‘cryptocurrency and blockchain developer’ in Italy and the United States (USA) is growing very fast compared to other innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and others. As the society inevitably changes, the Italian economy is moving towards Industry 4.0.
LinkedIn has published its annual “Emerging Jobs Report” analyzing the data from Economic Graph and job opportunities companies posted on the social platform. It turned out that the top place is taken by the role of blockchain developer, as its demand has risen by 33 times over this year.
Energy companies have become a very attractive conspiratory cover for many fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs). Since the micro-hydropower plant developer Turbulent discovered its name had been used for running an ICO, another well-known company fell victim to the scam scheme.