Phishing scam targets Gmail users

A warning from google, there is a dangerously real looking phishing scam popping up in email boxes, asking you to open a google document.

Google says quote:
“We have taken action to protect users against an email impersonating google docs, and have disabled offending accounts.”

This is how it works:
When you click on the link in the email, you’re taken to a page to open the “Google docs” app using your google account.

If you do this, you give scammers access to your email account and contacts.

If you clicked the link, check your google app permissions. Make sure you remove the one called “Google docs.”

It is not clear how widespread the attack is or who is behind it.

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