LinkedIn Phishing

 

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I just received a fraudulent email claiming that my LinkedIn account was locked out.  At first glance the sender appeared legit as did the body of the email and the link that I was supposed to click on to reset my password.

Reviewing the raw source of the email showed that it was bogus.  (that and the obvious fact that I could still log in to my LinkedIn account)

 

The link went to some web site (NOT LinkedIn)  that’s most likely designed to get me to enter my user credentials and if I had done that, then someone else would now have control of my Linkedin account.

 

Just because it looks legit, doesn’t mean that it is.   Don’t get all clicky just because someone sent you an email.

 

 

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