The latest scam to take the internet by storm involves something millions of American use on a daily basis. Google has now released that as many as s 1 million people may have been affected.
“We realize people are concerned about their Google accounts, and we’re now able to give a fuller explanation after further investigation,” Google said in a statement emailed by its communications team. “We have taken action to protect users against an email spam campaign impersonating Google Docs, which affected fewer than 0.1 percent of Gmail users," according to The Atlantic.
According to TechCrunch.com, a new Google Docs phishing scam is affecting thousands of people. Google has tried to tackle it immediately but they are still working on stopping it. be super, super wary of Google Doc invites for now. If you fall for this one (and plenty of otherwise eagle-eyed people have already), it’ll blast out the bait to everyone on your contact list.
Google is also warning people to be very cautious of any Google Doc invites you may receive, for now.
If you accidentally click a link on the doc invite, If you fall for this one (and plenty of otherwise eagle-eyed people have already), it’ll blast out the bait to everyone on your contact list.
So, are you wondering what exactly you need to know to combat this new scam?
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