Google Docs used for Phishing

Scammers are inventive. If promises to win millions of Pounds, Dollars, what have you by replying to a (grammatically badly constructed request) didn’t suck you in. Let’s see if documents from a trustworthy source will reveal your private information.

The latest scammer trick to surface leverages the general trustworthiness of Google products. How many times have to opened someone else’s Google Doc file without wondering if it was safe to do so?

So watch out for that form. Phishers are now using simple Google Doc forms (spreadsheets actually). Banking that for most web users Google is trustworthy. Right?

W-R-O-N-G!

For more on what can possibly go wrong read about Google docs phishing sites, phake sites including the lo-down from F-Secure.

Stay Safe you all!

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