Phishing, Hacks, and Better Online Security
The Google email attack, and how to protect yourself from online scammers and identity theft.
- Tom Ashbrook for WBUR- NPR On Point May 4th, 2017
- Source: http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2017/05/04/phishing-security-gmail-hacks
Now it’s Google with a big scam attack. You get an email. Google Docs. It looks like it’s from a friend. You get in there and hit a link, and the fun begins. The phishing — that’s with a "ph" — has speared you. Off goes access to your contact lists, your Google Drive. Maybe user names. Passwords. Your digital life. Everybody’s on high alert now, but versions of this are happening every day. This hour On Point, the Google email attack, an how to protect yourself from online scams, plunder, identity theft.