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Limit personal information on your public LinkedIn profile

You should edit your public LinkedIn profile to hide unnecessary personal data, like your ZIP code or contact information. To do this: Select your picture in the top right corner. Select View Profile > Edit Public Profile and URL > Select Edit Content. Make any edits necessary and save.

Update your profile visibility selections for LinkedIn

As a professional networking site, LinkedIn serves as a reminder of how important it is to balance security and convenience. Typically, users want to be discoverable so they can easily expand their networks and connect to new job opportunities. Being too accessible, however, means providing personal information that could be exploited by malicious users. Once […]

Recognize common social media scams when you see them

Have you ever seen an offer on Facebook for a program showing you who viewed your profile? Such functionality doesn’t exist, and if you try to download it you’ll probably get malware instead. Also watch out for links in Twitter Direct Messages and work-from-home schemes on LinkedIn.