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A massive Google Docs hack is spreading like wildfire

Recode ------ Gmail users are under attack in a gigantic phishing operation that’s spreading like wildfire across the internet right now. People took to Twitter to report receiving an email that looks like an invitation to join a Google Doc from someone they know.But when you click on the link to open the file, you are directed to grant access to an app that looks like Google Docs but is actually a program that sends spam emails to everyone you’ve emailed, according to a detailed outline of the attack on Reddit. The practice of sending an email in order to trick someone into granting access to their personal information is called phishing, and it’s usually done for malicious reasons, like to steal credit card information or trick them into sharing their password. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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