Google the most recent phishing target



This reminds me of the emails that used to circulate claiming that Microsoft and Disney were testing a way to trace email and to keep forwarding the message, when it got to 500 people they all supposedly would win a trip to DisneyWorld. I guess people are generally trusting and willing to believe they may already be a winner. This one is a bit more dangerous though…. It seems there’s a phishing scheme going around claiming to be from Google, claiming that you’ve won $400.


Some of the best rules of thumb are…. 1) if it seems to good to be true, it probably is. 2)if you receive an email you are not certain is authentic contact the sending company, BE CERTAIN to use other means of getting contact information than the questionable email. (Phonebook, directory assistance, anything but the questionable email.)

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