The "Linkedln Security Unusual Sign-in Attempt" Phishing Scam
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The cybercriminals will use the stolen credentials to gain access to their victims' accounts, hijack and use them fraudulently.
The "LinkedIn Security Unusual Sign-in Attempt" Phishing Scam
From: Linkedln Security email@example.com
To: Recipients <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:36:56 AM EDT
Subject: Unusual sign-in attempt
Unusual activities have been detected on your LinkedIn Account. For your safety your account will be blocked. Following our terms “section 4 sub 8-11” if not confirmed within 24 hours of receiving this automated mail.
You are required to validate your account through the link below.
Thanks for being a member!
The LinkedIn Team
This is why LinkedIn users should always go directly to www.linkedin.com and sign into their accounts from there. After signing in, they will be notified of important changes and activities.
LinkedIn users who have already been tricked are asked to change their passwords. And, if they are unable to gain access to their accounts, they may use the "Forgot Password" link at the top-right of the homepage to regain access.
Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.
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