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‘LinkedIn Reminder’ - Email Alert

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If you’ve been busy building out your professional network at LinkedIn, be sure not to fall for a hoax Email with the subject line ‘LinkedIn Reminder.’

The full text of this message reads:

Fake LinkedIn Message



Invitation notifications: From Thaddeus Sosa (Your co-worker)


There are a total of 1 messages awaiting your response. Visit your InBox now.

Don’t want to receive email notifications? Adjust your message settings.

LinkedIn values your privacy. At no time has LinkedIn made your email address available to any other LinkedIn user without your permission. © 2010, LinkedIn Corporation.

This Email message contains 3 bogus links that have nothing to do with your LinkedIn account, so you’ll want to avoid clicking on any of the provided links and delete this message from your Inbox immediately. If you make the mistake of clicking on these provided links, you could run the risk of getting a computer infection or installing malware on your system.

I hope this post helped you avoid falling for this phishing attempt. If so, I kindly ask that you share this with your friends and family so that they may avoid computer problems.

Thanks for reading, sharing and have a great Friday!