Today’s Phishing SCAM from LinkedIn
Today’s nasty inbox infestation allegedly comes from LinkedIn.
Most of these attempts are flagged by our spam-filtered mail servers as SPAM.
This little bug got right past them and has been reported to LinkedIn.
Check it out:
First of all, there are no corporate logos in this message – a global clue that it is bogus.
Subject: Join my network on LinkedIn
Sender: Margie Lobaton – LinkedIn
(your first clue. Any domain ending in .de is suspect – and definitely NOT a legit LinkedIn account)
(Notice the Sender and Return are different? Not kosher!)
From Margie Lobaton (Owner, Project Consulting Services sprl)
There are a total of 6 messages awaiting your response. Go to InBox now.
This message was sent to .
(Clearly bogus – your email should be here)
Don’t want to receive email notifications? Login to your LinkedIn account to Unsubscribe.
LinkedIn values your privacy. At no time has LinkedIn made your email address available to any other LinkedIn user without your permission. c 2013, LinkedIn Corporation.
clicking on any of the hyperlinks in this infectious bit of dreck redirects you to:
Doing so would be a very bad idea.
Let’s be careful out there.