Possible Phishing Scam Masquerading as LinkedIn

November 18th, 2012
in econ_news, syndication

Econintersect:  The managing editor has received an e-mail that has all the earmarks of fishing-boy-sketchSMALLa phishing scam.  It is an attempt to evoke a response that will at least confirm an active e-mail address.  Since Econontersect has not clicked on the e-mail confirmation link we have not determined what other consequences might result from clicking through.

LinkedIn has been contacted but Econintersect has received no response as yet.  We are posting this to advise our readers of a possible scam.  If this is a legitimate request from LinkedIn we will post that information as soon as it is received.  Click through Read more >> for an image of the e-mail received.

Follow up:

Here is the e-mail:

LinkedIn-fishing

John Lounsbury









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