The Google Phishing Outbreak and 5 Tips to Avoid Being Hooked

Yesterday, a huge outbreak of phishing emails was discovered around 11:30 PT when an unknown organization sent out emails saying that someone from the recipient’s contacts list shared a Google document with them. A Google spokesperson said that the company has disabled the accounts where the hack originated. The attack affected approximately 1 million accounts, and hopefully none of your employees were one of them. Here is what Google put out late last night: