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Windows 7: Gmail Phishing Technique Being Exploited

18 Jan 2017   #1
Anak

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Gmail Phishing Technique Being Exploited

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The Phishing Attack: What you need to know

A new highly effective phishing technique targeting Gmail and other services has been gaining popularity during the past year among attackers. Over the past few weeks there have been reports of experienced technical users being hit by this.

This attack is currently being used to target Gmail customers and is also targeting other services.

The way the attack works is that an attacker will send an email to your Gmail account. That email may come from someone you know who has had their account hacked using this technique. It may also include something that looks like an image of an attachment you recognize from the sender......
Source; Wordfence an affiliate of Wordpress: https://www.wordfence.com/blog

Companion thread at sister forum: New, very good, Gmail phising atack in the wild - Windows 10 Forums


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18 Jan 2017   #2
ThrashZone

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Hi,
Yep must pay attention to the ulr address
Code:
https://accounts.google.com/ServiceLogin?service=mail&continue=https://mail.google.com/mail/#identifier
Or a convoluted one from MS good luck with this one
Code:
https://login.live.com/login.srf?wa=wsignin1.0&rpsnv=13&ct=1484789300&rver=6.7.6640.0&wp=MBI_SSL&wreply=https%3a%2f%2foutlook.live.com%2fowa%2f%3fnlp%3d1&id=292841&CBCXT=out&fl=wld&cobrandid=90015
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18 Jan 2017   #3
Anak

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

At the beginning and end of the URL, here's a snip from the wordfence article, source is in my original post.

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