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The "Google Critical Security Alert For Your Account ID" Phishing Scam

Google users who have received the fake "Critical Security Alert For Your Account ID" email below, which claims that someone just used your password to try to sign into your profile and services, are asked not to follow the instructions in the email. This is because the email is a scam that has links that go to phishing or fake websites that steal account, personal and financial information.

The Google Critical Security Alert For Your Account ID Phishing Scam
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The "Google Sign-In Attempt Was Blocked For Your Account" Phishing Scam

From: Service hdeyle2@kp.org

Date: 19 October 2018 at 04:37:48 BST

Subject: Critical security alert for your account ID 43548

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Sign-in attempt was blocked for your account

Someone just used your password to try to sign in to your profile.

CHECK ACTIVITY

Google users who have been tricked by the phishing email are asked to change their passwords and check their accounts for discrepancies. And, instead of clicking on a link in an email, Google users should always go directly to https://myaccount.google.com/security-checkup/ to check their accounts' security activities.

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