Today we are going to aware you about very serious threat from hackers.According to a report in fortune San Francisco Google has said that they found the threat of phishing attack on gmail accounts.
Google has acknowledged that some hackers are running Phishing campaign on large scale.By doing so they just send you an email with a link to your Google Doc.The moment you click on this link they will find all the key of your google doc. This may led your personal information to be hacked.This Kind of mail would sent to you in the name of your friend with a link.It is very obvious to get click if you received it from your known person. But this could be a trick of Hackers to trap you in the Phishing mail .
Although Google has said that they has take all possible corrective measures to overcome from this malicious attempt though they have issued some safety guidelines users must comply to ensure the safety of their information.
Now What you have to Do?
if you want to ensure the safety of any third party apps associated with you.You can check it from Google Security checkup.
in their report Google says”have taken action to protect users against an email impersonating Google Docs, and have disabled offending accounts. We’ve removed the fake pages, pushed updates through Safe Browsing, and our abuse team is working to prevent this kind of spoofing from happening again”
Google also added two layer security feature to gmail.It ensure that if some body would hacked your data they would not be able to use it.
Concluded all be prompt and aware about any suspicious emails you receive with a link of Google Doc.
Thanks for reading
Team –Digital Sandesh
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