Gmail Team Incoming Spam Phishing Email
July 25, 2013 6:44 PM
- Article ID:5084 -
The email message below which appears as if it came from Gmail, is actually a phishing scam used by cybercriminals to trick the recipients into sending their usernames, passwords, phone numbers and email addresses. This email message was not sent by Gmail and you should not respond to it with the information it is requesting.
Here is a copy of the phishing Gmail Team email scam:
From: Gmáil Téam <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 12:33 PM
Subject: Reply us
You are directed to fill in the below information in other to protect your mail from incoming spam, Kindly reply us by filling in the information below.
Active Phone Number:==========
NOTE: You have less than 48 hours to respond to this mail or your email will be deleted from our web.
-The Gmáil Téam.
Responding to this email message will only send your information to some email account at insightbb.com, and not to Gmail.com. With this information the persons behind this phishing email can gain access to your Gmail account.
If you have already responded to this email message, please change your Gmail password immediately. Gmail or other email providers will never ask you to send your username, password, phone number or email address to them.
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Anonymous: 1 month, 3 weeks ago
I got an email from the gmail team (in my inbox, not spam) saying there had been suspicious activity on my account. It didn't ask for my password or anything, just my phone number, and provided the last two digits to identify it. Without thinking I replied back with my phone number, and it sent me a verification code. Then I googled "gmail team" and found this article...WHO CAN I TRUST????
Anonymous: 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Thanks I receive this kind of email.I dont reply it.