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The "Google Your Photo Has Been Successfully Published" Phishing Scam

The "Google Your Photo Has Been Successfully Published" email below is a phishing scam. Therefore, Google users who have received the same email are asked to delete it because the link in it goes to a phishing or fake Google Photo website that steals online account credentials (username and password).

The Google Your Photo Has Been Successfully Published Phishing Scam
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The "Google Your Photo Has Been Successfully Published" Phishing Scam

From: Google Photos Service elli@sunet.com.au

Sent: Thursday, November 1, 2018 12:41 PM

Subject: Your photo has been successfully published

Google Photos

Your photo has been successfully published.

2 albums, 2 photos

How to get free Google Photos space easily and quickly

View photos

If visitors to the phishing or fake Google Photo website attempt to sign into it, their username and password will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam. The cybercriminals will then use the stolen usernames and passwords to gain access to their potential victims

Google users who have already been tricked by the phishing email are asked to change your change their passwords before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently by the cybercriminals.

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  • June 4, 2020 at 12:47 PM by an anonymous user from: Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States

    I downloaded this because I was looking for a photo in Google photos. Can I undo it?

    • June 4, 2020 at 1:14 PM by info

      Remove the app that you have downloaded and any other unwanted ones.

  • April 9, 2020 at 1:02 PM by info

    "From: Google Storage <gerald_sanders@ncsu.edu>

    Date: April 9, 2020 at 7:03:10 AM PDT

    Subject: Files has been successfully published

    Google Drive

    Files has been successfully published

    F.A.Q.

    View details"

    Here is another scam.

  • June 27, 2019 at 7:32 PM by info

    "From: Google Service <argl@newulmtel.net>

    Date: 23/06/2019 05:38 (GMT 00:00)

    Subject: Files has been successfully published

    Google Drive

    Files has been successfully published

    How to get free space easily and quickly

    More information"

    Here is another scam.

  • June 26, 2019 at 8:42 AM by info

    "From: Google Photos Share <craig.cole@nbcuni.com>

    Date: 6/26/19 8:20 AM (GMT-06:00)

    To: jenwill95@msn.com

    Subject: Your photo has been successfully published

    Google Photos

    Your photo has been successfully published.

    2 albums, 5 photos

    How to get free Google Photos space easily and quickly

    View albums"

    Here is another scam.

  • June 15, 2019 at 7:34 AM by info

    "Subject: Files has been successfully published

    Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:04:48 0000

    From: Google Drive Share <cortes@kingwest.com>

    Google Drive

    Files has been successfully published

    Get 1GB extra space

    More information"

    Here is another scam.

  • June 10, 2019 at 12:31 PM by info

    "From: Google Photos Share <elanie.lembo@sms-demag.us>

    Sent: Sunday, June 9, 2019 12:43 PM

    Subject: Your photo has been successfully published

    Google Photos

    Your photo has been successfully published.

    1 albums, 2 photos

    Need more space?

    View albums"

    Received this scam.

  • May 11, 2019 at 2:34 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Google Photos Library <leumund1971@natlfood.com>

    Date: May 7, 2019 at 2:21:25 AM PDT

    Subject: Photo has been successfully published

    Google Photos

    Photo has been successfully published

    How to get free Google Photos space easily and quickly

    More information"

  • March 16, 2019 at 7:27 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Google Photos <condoms.d2@bongfaschist.de>

    Sent: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 1:53 PM

    Subject: Your photo has been successfully published

    Google Photos

    Your photo has been successfully published.

    2 albums, 2 photos

    F.A.Q.

    View photos"

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The "Google Your Photo Has Been Successfully Published" Phishing Scam