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July 26, 2011 / David Bleeker

Phishing scam targets Google AdWords customers

Google AdWords users, beware: Cyber thieves are sending out bogus phishing emails in an effort to dupe you into surrendering your valuable Google user name and password — credentials that can be used not just to get into your AdWords account but also any other Google service you happen to use, including Google Docs, Calender, Gmail, and Google+.

Beyond cautioning AdWords customers to beware of the scam, Sophos, which issued the alert, also recommends that Google users employ two-step verification, a prudent move given just how many doors a person’s Google credentials can open. [read more]

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