Re: LinkedIn phishing?

Subject: Re: LinkedIn phishing?
From: William Gaffga <will -dot- gaffga -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 16:14:50 -0400

Whatver the case may be, change your password now. This applies to all
LinkedIn users.
http://techcrunch.com/2012/06/06/linkedin-speaks-some-of-those-compromised-passwords-are-from-linkedin-accounts/


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On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:

> I got an email from a recruiter (apparently) who said he had reviewed my
> LinkedIn profile and asked about my availability. The email had nothing
> specific about my LinkedIn profile, but it was sent to an email address
> that is available if you go to one of the websites in my profile. For that
> reason I figured the email was not an obvious scam, but now I think I was
> wrong. I responded asking for more info (probably a mistake). I got an
> obviously automated email back with a link "click here to explore career
> opportunities." I inspected the link before clicking, and it was some weird
> site URL that was not the domain of the original email. I didn't click it.
> I looked at the website of the original email (professionaljobleads.com)
> and it is just a single page with a link for sending a resume. So I
> responded to the second email and asked for a personal response before I
> clicked the link. No response.
>
> I think this is all a scam. Anybody else experience this kind of thing?
>
> Mark
>
>
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