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Beware of "Gmail Critical Security Alert for Your Account" Scam

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Beware of "Gmail Critical Security Alert for Your Account" Scam

Gmail users, if you have received the "Critical Security Alert for Your Account" email below, which claims a sign-in attempt was blocked for your account, please do not follow the instructions in it. This is because the email is a phishing scam being sent by cybercriminals to steal their potential victims' Gmail account credentials (usernames and passwords).

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The "Gmail Critical Security Alert for Your Account" Scam

From: Administration <derogatesmqx575@hallenobjekte.com>

Date: April 1, 2018 at 6:08:15 AM PDT

Subject: Critical security alert for your account

Your account is listed as the recovery email for. Don't recognize this profile? click here.

Sign-in attempt was blocked for your linked account

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

CHECK ACTIVITY

You received this email to let you know about important changes to your profile and services.

© 2018 gmail.com., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA

Gmail users should never click on a link to sign into their accounts, they should instead, go directly to https://myactivity.google.com/ to check their account activity log.

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  • Posted: Tuesday at 7:41 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Park Ridge, Illinois, United States

    I received one this morning. If you have a gmail account click the arrow down on the right and report it as phishing. That is all you can do.

    delete


  • Posted: Apr 9 at 10:25 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

    I receive these messages every day, sometimes several a day. They come from 'ghost' email addresses that have nothing to do with Google.

    The annoyance is minimal. All I do is delete them.

    I have never clicked on any of the links in the message.

    There is no way that I know of to block the messages as the sender address changes every time.

    delete


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