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LinkedIn Spam - LinkedIn Impostor Sites

20. February 2018 15:02 by sirclesadmin in SPAM, Phishing
LinkedIn Spam - LinkedIn Impostor Sites   Watch out for phishing emails trying to steal your Li

LinkedIn Spam - LinkedIn Impostor Sites

 

Watch out for phishing emails trying to steal your LinkedIn details that have been circulating, such as:

Although the footer and other parts look acceptable, the email is arriving from Kevin Lee.Bolles <Lee.Bolles@mail.com> which is probably not the name of one of your connection but it is obvious that they are banking on the fact that many of us have thousands of contacts on Linkedin and so wouldn't know.

if you download the pictures then the email appears as above. The links in the footer are genuine LinkedIn destinations but are forwarded via Google to stop LinkedIn seeing where the origin of the link was.

If you click on the 'View Message' link, you arrive here: https://nickolasjames000.000webhostapp.com/link/Sign%20In%20to%20LinkedIn.htm

Which looks thus:

They are looking to take your login details...

If you look you can see the free web hosting sign bottom right.

If you enter some details, the site just spins as if busy:

Either way we obviously do not recommend any other action than reporting this site and reporting the email as spam to your providers. Have a safe browse.

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