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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1886 Wide impact: Highly effective Gmail phishing technique being exploited
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.
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#1886 Wide impact: Highly effective Gmail phishing technique being exploited
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