Avanan's blog on the security risks presented by shortened LinkedIn URL's was featured in an article on KnowBe4's security training blog.  

As they write in the story:

If a user clicks on the shortened link, they’ll be sent through several redirects before landing on a phishing page that asks them to download a PDF. By using a shortened link from a legitimate service, users are less likely to be suspicious. Using multiple redirects through harmless sites helps to fool security technologies that check for phishing pages.


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