Internet scammers have targeted LinkedIn users likely to be concerned about their account security following yesterday's claims that as many as six million passwords had been stolen by hackers.
Emails, such as this one seen by the BBC, claiming to be from "The LinkedIn Team" were sent to users asking them to confirm their email address by clicking a link.
But the BBC says the link only took recipients to a website selling 'counterfeit drugs'.
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