The "Google Drive File Has Been Successfully Uploaded" Phishing Scam

Google users, be on the lookout for fake and phishing "Google Drive File Has Been Successfully Uploaded" emails like the one below, which claim you have successfully uploaded a file. 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.

The Google Drive File Has Been Successfully Uploaded Phishing Scam

A "Google Drive File Has Been Successfully Uploaded" Phishing Scam

From: Google Drive Service <cgallagher@vlpco.com>

Sent: Sunday, June 9, 2019, 8:12:42 AM PDT

Subject: File has been successfully uploaded

Google Drive

File has been successfully uploaded

F.A.Q.

More information

You received this email to let you know ab

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

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  • April 22, 2020 at 11:42 AM by info

    "From: Google Drive Storage <coolx2002@passagen.se>

    Date: April 22, 2020 at 3:02 AM

    Subject: File has been successfully uploaded

    Google Drive

    File has been successfully uploaded

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    More information"

    Received via email.

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