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Google Rolls Out Important Update for Gmail on iOS – Here’s Why You Should Download It
Google has rolled out a critical security update for Gmail on iOS.
- Jonathan Fairfield for Thaitech August 14th, 2017
- Source: http://tech.thaivisa.com/gmail-ios-critical-update/23577/
The update fixes a major security loophole which was discovered earlier this year that allowed hackers to send users an email with a Google Doc attachment, which contained a phishing malware.
Anyone who clicked on the link unwittingly gave hackers access to their Google account, including emails, contacts and online documents.
Some users we also redirected to a website designed to capture victim’s passwords.
Speaking to Reuters in the immediate aftermath of the attack, Aaron Higbee, chief technology officer at PhishMe Inc. said: “This is the future of phishing.