If clicked on Google Drive users are directed to a document which has a large, tempting – and malicious – link.

E-mail notifications created for the scam also contain nefarious links which are key to the latest phishing scam.

WIRED said cyber crooks are working their way through a huge list of Gmail accounts to target G Drive users.

The scam was initially highlighted by Twitter user @JCyberSec_, an independent cybersecurity researcher who was targeted by the scam.

Jake said: “Emails are closely monitored and scanned by systems meaning a huge number of spam emails are detected before delivery.

“Threat actors are always attempting to find new delivery methods.”


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