- Many people — namely individuals in media — are reporting that they’ve received emails that appear to be sent from someone they know, addressed to “firstname.lastname@example.org” with a link to a Google Doc and the recipients blocked, according to Motherboard.
- If you received a similar suspicious email, someone you know has been been phished, my friend!
- If you receive an email like the aforementioned (or any suspicious email or text ever), do not click the link. I repeat: Do not click the link.
- Before deleting the message, you should first report the phishing
scam to Google, as EFF’s Director of Cybersecurity Eva Galperin tweeted.
- You should also check authorized apps in your email account, as well as enable two-factor authentication, as ACLU technology fellow Leigh Honeywell tweeted. Read more (5/3/17)