We got an email which appeared from Google. Have a look at below screenshot:-
Now on clicking the link it takes a user to a third party website which appears to be from Gmail but on closer examination, one finds it to be from a different URL. Please have a look as by this scam; a user is being tricked to share his private data including passwords. Have a look at the screenshot
We want to enlighten the general public that do not get into the trap of sharing your personal information by clicking on any link which asks you to share your personal information like passwords. If you encounter such emails, just report the same to Google to enable them to take the remedial measures. Please have a look at below related posts on the subject to be aware about the facts, ways and procedures by virtue of which you can be tricked to share your passwords.
How to Counter Google Phishing Notification Email?
- Use Google double opt in mechanism to avoid your account being hacked or password being changed with a confirmation email coming to your mobile.
- Type the URL yourself in the navigation bar.
- Check HTTPS in url for secured sites like banking sites.