Google Security Checkup Scam

The fake "Google Security Checkup" email below is phishing scam being sent by cybercriminals to steal their potential victims' Google account credentials. Recipients are asked not to follow the instructions in the fake email.

Google Security Checkup Scam

The "Google Security Checkup" Scam

Help us protect you: Enter security phone number from Google [email address]

Tue 12/10/2019 5:58 AM

From: Google security - google-security@officehinet.com

GOOGLE-SECURITY-CHECKUP

[domain name] want to use phone number to make sure it's you, If you get locked out of your account or if we notice suspicious activitys.

Your pivacy is important

Name: info

Email address: [email address]

Password: *********** (Hidden for safety)

Recovery Number: none yet

SECURITY CHECK-UP

Add a recovery phone number for security check-up and see other personalized

security recommendations in the Security Checkup.

This email was intended for info.

The link in the fake Google Security Checkup goes to the follow fake or phishing website: officehinet.com

 officehinet.com

If visitors to the fake website enter their account credentials, it will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam, who will use it to hijack their accounts. Therefore, online users who have already been tricked by the scam are asked to change their password.

If you receive emails about your Google Security Checkup, always go directly to https://myaccount.google.com/security-checkup

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  • January 11, 2021 at 1:07 AM by an anonymous user from: Durazno, El Paso, Texas, United States

    No questions. Thanks

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