Fake LinkedIn emails phishing job seekers


The scammers are trying to impersonate the popular employment-oriented social networking service, but careful users will immediately spot many things that point to the email being fake:

  • The email sender address that has nothing to do with LinkedIn
  • The lack of certain design elements and the “unsubscribe” footer usually contained in LinkedIn emails
  • The email not addressing the recipient by name
  • A sense of urgency that the email is designed to create