ID thieves go phishing for GTalk, GMail passwords | Zero Day | ZDNet.com


If you use Google’s GMail or GTalk services, pay special attention to random e-mails or instant messages requesting your login credentials.

There is a major spam run underway with a phishing scam using social engineering techniques to snag Google Account usernames and passwords and, according to multiple reports, the attack appears to be very effective.

This image shows a GMail message that purports to be an account termination warning from Google but, if a user is tricked into clicking on the link, he/she is redirected to a fake GMail page requesting the login credentials.

via ID thieves go phishing for GTalk, GMail passwords | Zero Day | ZDNet.com.

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