LinkedIn users are advised not to click on links in e-mail messages to sign into their accounts, they should instead, go directly to LinkedIn's website located at www.linkedin.com, and sign-in from there. And, if they need to update or verify their account information, they will be notified. This will prevent them from clicking on links in phishing email messages sent by cybercriminals that go to fraudulent websites, which steal personal information and Linkedin online account credentials.
Linkedin users who know or think they may have been tricked by the phishing Linkedin e-mail message (see below), are asked to change their Linkedin account passwords immediately before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently by cybercriminals.
The "LinkedIn Account Restricted" Scam
Warning: LinkedIn Account Restricted [1720839-278373448]
Thu 5/14/2020 10:18 PM
From: Linkedln Security
Dear Linkedln Customer
To regain access without any interruption to LinkedIn account, please CLICK HERE to login your Account, you will be redirected by our Security / Customer support to help you re-validate and keep your Account safe for potential risk.
Please follow Instruction given to you precisely to make sure you continue having the best experience possible on LinkedIn.
This Email is Subject to mandatory follow, Failure to comply would lead to Permanent closure of Account.
Thanks for helping us keep your Account safe.
Your LinkedIn Customer Experience Team
LinkedIn Trust & Safety
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