Alert! Your Gmail Account and Password Can Be Hacked
Smartest Phishing Attack by Hackers on Gmail Account
Hackers have worked for a long time to hack your Gmail Accounts by producing certain viruses. Those viruses can make your private information vulnerable. Hackers have yielded many ways to pierce the security wall of your Gmail Account and hack your personal and important information. Some of them might have succeeded to pass by but most of them failed by a certain margin.
This is year 2017 and Hackers have come up with the Smartest Phishing Attack that can get your virtual data at risk. This technique by Hackers can get your Gmail Account and Password hacked. Let me remind you that your Gmail Account is the ultimate account of your digital life. It connects aur your other accounts thus Hacking Gmail Account will make other Accounts vulnerable of being Hacked.
How these Hackers can get your Gmail Account Hacked ?
If you are a normal internet user and does not give a damn about sharing your Gmail Account anywhere then after reading this article this question above might be thriving in your mind. So let me tell you how these Hackers can get your Gmail Account and Password Hacked ?
Steps of Smartest Phishing Attack Working
- This Phishing Attack firstly breaches the security of the victim’s account and gathers all the details of Gmail Account which includes contacts, old conversations and attachments
- The Attack then sends fake emails to other contacts which looks as real as it can be. This email includes an attachment which has a same name and subject which has been applied before to any previous attachment (This is the smartness of this Phishing Attack).
- This email sent to other Gmail Accounts looks like a PDF file when you see it. When you click on the attachment a fake Gmail login page is opened and you are asked to login again to your Gmail Account.
- As you enter your Gmail password and click the login button Kaboom..! The Attack has done the trick and has entered your Gmail Account without your notice. And this is how your Gmail Account Hacked.
How to Stay Safe from this Attack by Hackers ?
It is very important to guard yourself from these viruses which can hack into your digital life and steal your personal information. We should be attentive while feeding our personal details such as password, bank account details etc. So let us learn steps to how to defeat this Smartest Phishing Attack.
Steps to Defeat Phishing Attack
- The first thing you should notice is the url of the login page. It should start with – http://accounts.google.com.
- Check before clicking any suspicious attachment in the email.
- You should change your password of Gmail Account at a regular intervals. It makes you less vulnerable for Hacking.
Google has issued an ignorant statement that says — “If the users pay no attention to the address bar, phishing and spoofing attack are – obviously – trivial.”
This Phishing attack has managed to fool many of the users. Some of them are experienced users. Please share this valuable information to your friends, family and relatives.
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