Excerpt from post by Christine N. Czuprynski of McDonald Hopkins

A malicious phishing virus that impersonated Google Docs was discovered and quickly shut down last week – but not before affecting potentially one million Gmail email users. Individuals affected by the attack reported receiving emails with invitations to view documents in what purported to be Google Docs. If someone clicked on the link to view the documents, the account takeover worm would email itself to every contact in the user’s contact list. As the virus spread, Gmail users feared that the phishing email might be looking for or requesting access to personal information. […]

 

 


Thanks to McDonald Hopkins for speaking at and sponsoring HB’s NetDiligence Cyber Risk and Privacy Liability Forum June 5-7 at the Hyatt Bellevue in Philadelphia.

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