Fake Amazon Prime email abuses LinkedIn’s URL shortener

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The email claims if you not update your card information in the next 24 hours, your membership benefits will be cancelled.

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How Phishers Are Slinking Their Links Into LinkedIn

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2022 18:49:38 +0000

If you received a link to LinkedIn.com via email, SMS or instant message, would you click it? Spammers, phishers and other ne’er-do-wells are hoping you will, because they’ve long taken advantage of a marketing feature on the business networking site which lets them create a LinkedIn.com link that bounces your browser to other websites, such as phishing pages that mimic top online brands (but chiefly Linkedin’s parent firm Microsoft).

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