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I've been 'meaning to' start a LinkedIn account for
the past two or three years. Now I'll hold off just
a tad longer, until I get the all-clear, "LinkedIn
has tightened their security and closed all those holes"
from somebody I trust - notably, not LinkedIn and not
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+kevin -dot- mclauchlan=safenet-inc -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-
> l.com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+kevin.mclauchlan=safenet-
> inc -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of William Gaffga
> Sent: June-06-12 4:15 PM
> To: TECHWR-L Writing
> Subject: Re: LinkedIn phishing?
> Whatver the case may be, change your password now. This applies to all
> LinkedIn users.
> William Gaffga
> H: 805-492-0192
> M: 805-405-6602
> S: willgaffga
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net>
> > I got an email from a recruiter (apparently) who said he had reviewed
> > LinkedIn profile and asked about my availability. The email had
> > specific about my LinkedIn profile, but it was sent to an email
> > that is available if you go to one of the websites in my profile. For
> > reason I figured the email was not an obvious scam, but now I think I
> > wrong. I responded asking for more info (probably a mistake). I got
> > obviously automated email back with a link "click here to explore
> > opportunities." I inspected the link before clicking, and it was some
> > 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
> > 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
> > Mark
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