DO NOT click on any of the links in this email – they take you to a site that is infected with malware.
How to tell a real LinkedIn email from a fake
Point your mouse at one of the links in the email – DON’T CLICK. You will see the destination web address displayed at the bottom left of your screen. In this case it was http://steuerberater24hilfe.de/wp-content/themes/mantra/uploads/track.php?c002
The scammer has hacked into a legitimate website. I’m sure you can see that it isn’t Linkedin.
If in doubt, go directly to the linkedin website and login. You will see any friend requests in your account area.
From Scott Heller (Production Manager at Instrumentation Laboratory)
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