Beware phishing schemes masquerading as encrypted e-mail – Updated

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Lately I’ve received several phishing type e-mails claiming to come from an encrypted e-mail service and encouraging me to click a link. The one’s I received look something like this: Subject: You have a new encrypted message from xxxx@xxxx.com You have received an encrypted message from xxxx@xxxx.com. The sender intended for the message contents to [...]

Massive Gmail phishing attack uncovered

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“Through the strength of our cloud-based security and abuse detection systems*, we recently uncovered a campaign to collect user passwords, likely through phishing. This campaign, which appears to originate from Jinan, China, affected what seem to be the personal Gmail accounts of hundreds of users including, among others, senior U.S. government officials, Chinese political activists, officials in several Asian countries (predominantly South Korea), military personnel and journalists.”