The "Google Drive File has Been Damaged" Phishing Scam

The "Google Drive File has Been Damaged" Phishing Scam

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Google Drive users, be on the lookout for fake and phishing emails like the one below, which claim a file in your Google Drive has been damaged. The fake emails are being sent by cybercriminals who are attempting to trick their potential victims clicking on a link in the same emails that go to a phishing or fake Google Drive website. If visitors to the fake 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 credentials to hijack their victim accounts and use them fraudulently.

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The "Google Drive File has Been Damaged" Phishing Scam

File has been damaged

Google Notify <gulpierb@starnursery.com>

Fri 12/7/2018, 8:23 AM

Google Drive

File has been damaged

Need more space?

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Google Drive users who have been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their passwords immediately.

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