I’ve been getting lots of these lately. They look reasonably line LinkedIn messages, though I don’t recall ever getting something quite like this from LinkedIn. The subject has been “LinkedIn new messages” but the senders aren’t LinkedIn addresses. This site says the links deliver malware. They’ve been:
Lewis Shannon LinkedIn [email@example.com]
Young Burton LinkedIn [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Colby Langford LinkedIn [email@example.com]
Tyler Gregory LinkedIn [firstname.lastname@example.org]
The text has been the same — only the sender’s name and the number of pending messages has varied:
From Tyler Gregory (Regional Director Asia, International Trade Services, White & Case LLP)
There are a total of 9 messages awaiting your response. Go to InBox now.
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The links (several per message) have pointed to: