Beware Of ‘Careerbuilder.com Has Found A Vacant Position For You’ Email
With so many people looking for gainful employment these days, it comes as no surprise that Email scammers are trying to target job searchers using tactical Emails.
If you recently received an Email titled ‘Careerbuilder.com Has Found A Vacant Position For You’ or a variation like ‘You might be interested in this vacant position‘ resist the urge to click on the links provided in the messages, as this isn’t a legitimate Email and could result in a computer infection.
The Email purports to be sent from someone with an address of ’firstname.lastname@example.org.’ The full text of the Email reads:
I am a customer service representative at CareerBuilder. I found a vacant position at Security Finance Corporation that you may find appealing to you based on details from your resume or a recent online submission you made on our site. You can review the position on the CareerBuilder site here:
Chief accounting officer
Best of luck to you in your job search!
Careerbuilder Customer Service Team
CareerBuilder ,5550-A Peachtree Parkway , Norcross, GA 30092
You are currently subscribed to receive “CareerBuilder.com Customer Messages” as email@example.com
You can modify your account info or unsubscribe from this email at any time.
As you can see, the position of “Chief Financial Officer” is the link that the senders are hoping that you’ll click on, although you’ll find there are also links provided to “modify your account info” and “unsubscribe your Email,” both of which resolve to the same bad URL.
If you get this message, be sure not to click on any of the links contained in the Email and delete it from your Inbox immediately to prevent computer complications associated with viruses, trojans and other malicious code.
Thanks for stopping by and be on the lookout for these types of Email – there are a lot of them currently in circulation.