New Tactic: Shortened LinkedIn URLs Are Now Used As Phish Hooks

Scammers are using shortened LinkedIn URLs to disguise phishing links, according to Jeremy Fuchs at Avanan. LinkedIn automatically shortens links that are longer than 26 characters. The URL is shortened to a “lnkd.in” link followed by several characters. Attackers are abusing this feature to avoid detection by users and security filters.

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