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The "Your Linkedin Account Has Been Compromised" Scam

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The "Your Linkedin Account Has Been Compromised" Scam

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Online users who have received the fake the "Your Linkedin Account Has Been Compromised" email below, which claims that their account has been compromised, are asked not to follow the instructions in the email. This is because the email is a scam that has links that go to phishing or fake websites that steal account, personal and financial information.

The "Your Linkedin Account Has Been Compromised" Scam

From: LINKEDIN TEAM©. m.fortunati@marche.cgil.it

Date: 24 October 2018 at 2:42:34 PM GMT+3

Subject: LINKEDIN WARNING

YOUR LINKEDIN ACCOUNT HAS BEEN COMPROMISED CLICK THIS LINK TOVERIFY >

liinkeeeee.flazio.com

THANKS

EMAIL SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR.

LINKEDIN MAIL UPDATE TEAM©.

Due to the high influx of registration recorded on Linkedin database, would be doing some re-validation exercise on our database to know the number of active accounts that still exist so as to provide our users with better and more active Linkedin services. Carefully fill the required information listed below in order to continue using your linkedin account(s).

WARNING! Any account owner that refuses to update his/her account after receipt of this notification, will be disabled from our Linkedin database.

Online users who have been tricked by the phishing email are asked to change their passwords and check their accounts for discrepancies.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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The "Your Linkedin Account Has Been Compromised" Scam