Google Drive phishing is back — with obfuscation

If you have a Google account and a stranger sends you a link to a document on Google Drive, think twice before clicking — it could be a phishing scam designed to harvest your Google credentials.

According to Aditya Sood, architect at Elastica Cloud Threat Labs, the new campaign is reminiscent to one that popped up a year ago, except that this time there are a couple of layers of obfuscation designed to disguise the attack.

Google does have a built-in safety mechanism for its online document storage service, and scans files for malicious code.

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