Google Docs Phishing Scams Surge – Essential Tips to Stay Safe
Check Point, a leading cybersecurity software company, has recently flagged a concerning new phishing scam targeting Google Docs users. The scam is particularly worrisome as it manages to bypass conventional detection measures, gaining access to victims’ inboxes.
Referred to as an evolution of Business Email Compromise (BEC) 3.0, this malicious scheme exploits legitimate websites to gain unauthorized access to a target’s mailbox. As an increasing number of companies adopt Google Workspace’s office software, the potential reach of this phishing scam becomes especially troubling.