On LinkedIn if it looks odd, it probably is.
If it smells even a little bit funny to you, I suggest you walk away. Quickly.
On Monday’s blog post I warned you about ransomware on LinkedIn, found in attachments from people you do not know. Beware–not worth opening!
Today I received a message from someone lamenting a number of LinkedIn connection requests from as-yet unknown people with capitalized last names. Not a coincidence. Keep them that way-unconnected and unknown.
Why would you even think that a person you don’t know is worth connecting to, without any nexus or reason to consider them?
I don’t answer phone calls from those I cannot identify on caller ID. So why accept invitations to connect from those I have not done any business with or recognize?
Even if they do capitalize their last names?
If it smells, keep it far away.