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Secure Google Docs email results in mailbox compromise

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As cloud services become more pervasive criminals continue to try and convince corporate users to surrender their identities.

Google Docs is the latest target, so look out!

Oxford University blocks Google Docs because of phishing attacks.. for 2.5 hours

Oxford University blocks Google Docs because of phishing attacks.. for 2.5 hours

Flooded with phishing attacks, which staff and students were falling for, the IT team at Oxford University blocked access to Google Docs - hoping to wake up users to the threat..

Would such a technique work in your organisation?

Phishing attack attempts to steal Google passwords via Red Cross website

Phishing for Google passwords

"Please log into Google Docs, and then you'll be able to read my message."

"I've provided a handy link..."

Phishing with help from Google Docs

Google Docs phishing

It's child's play to create a Google account, and use the Google Docs facility to host an online form.

But scammers are exploiting Google Docs to phish for passwords and sensitive information.

Google Docs - a full-featured, full-service phishing facility?

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SophosLabs is warning users not to read too much into docs.google.com URLs.

Two scam campaigns this weekend used Google Docs to attack two very different targets. One had big-four Aussie bank ANZ in its sights; the other was aimed at a large North American school.

Phishers exploit Google Docs with Gmail de-activation alert

Phishers exploit Google Docs with Gmail de-activation alert

Phishers host their scam webpages on Google Docs in an attempt to steal Gmail credentials.