Thursday, April 27, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
BlackBerry KeyOne KEYone Android Smartphone Launching Next Month
Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay Set To Expand This Year
CyberLink Introduces MakeupDirector 2
Nintendo's Switch Console To Double Company's Full-year Profit
LG Electronics Sees 10 Percent Jump in Sales and Highest Operating Income Since 2009
Samsung's Profit At 3-year high Thanks to Strong Memory Chip Sales
FCC Proposes to Roll Back Regulation of the Internet
Twitter's Revenue Drops Despite User Growth
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, March 14, 2014
Google Docs Users Targeted by Phishing Scam


Symantec has recently disclosed a sophisticated scam targeting Google Docs and Google Drive users.

The security firm says that the scam uses a simple subject of "Documents" and urges the recipient to view an important document on Google Docs by clicking on the included link.The link doesn't go to Google Docs, but it does go to Google, where a convincing fake Google Docs login page is shown -- similar to the one used across Google's services.

It is very impressive that the fake page is actually hosted on Google's servers and is served over SSL, making the page even more convincing.

Synantec says that the scammers have simply created a folder inside a Google Drive account, marked it as public, uploaded a file there, and then used Google Drive's preview feature to get a publicly-accessible URL to include in their messages

After pressing "Sign in", the user’s credentials are sent to a PHP script on a compromised web server.

This page then redirects to a real Google Docs document, making the whole attack very convincing.




Previous
Next
New iOS 7.1 Update Drains Your Battery Faster: reports        All News        Nokia X Set To Become A Big Hit In China
IBM Says It Has Not Provided Any User Data To Government     General Computing News      Security Researchers Pocket $850K In Pwn2Own Contest

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Tweaks Web Ranking algorithm To Tackle Fake News
This Is Google's Next Generation Of Jump VR Camera, Meet YI HALO
Google Home Now Recognizes Different Speakers
Google Says There is no Gender Pay Gap
Google Adds Fact Check in Search and News
Google Invests in INDIGO Undersea Cable to Link Southeast Asia
Google Espresso Extends SDN to the Public Internet
Google Assistant Is Coming To More Connected Devices
Google Maps Lets Others Track You
Google Expands Safeguards for Youtube Advertisers
Google To Revamp Ad Policies After U.K. Boycott
The European Commission Ask Social Media Companies To Comply With EU Consumer Rules

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .