The object of the scam is to steal victims’ Google account details. This email scam, the latest in a string of Google Drive hoaxes, began hitting a small number of inboxes this afternoon.
The cybercriminals used a hacked account to send the message, meaning it will appear to the recipient as an email from somebody familiar.
It asks the recipient to click a link to view a document that has been shared.
The link directs recipients through to a Google Drive verification page, which asks the user to select their email provider then log in.
Users are then directed to a fake Google log-in page, where the cybercriminals hope users will hand over their email account credentials.
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