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Fake Amazon Prime email abuses LinkedIn’s URL shortener

24
Feb
2023
Fake Amazon Prime email abuses LinkedIn’s URL shortener

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Over the last few days, scammers have been sending out phishing mails that disguise bogus URLs with something called Slinks—shortened Linkedin URLs.

The shortened URLs redirect users to a different URL when they are clicked. If you’ve ever seen a Tiny URL, or a Bit.ly link, you’ll already be familiar with how these work. Shortened links are a common tool in the phishing armoury because they obscure the final destination of their links, and because familiar shortening services may be seen as more trustworthy.

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