Earlier today we blogged about the ‘faked google docs shared with you’ scam which was spreading like wildfire. Thousands or perhaps millions of people got the emails, us included.
There is a fake ‘shared google docs’ email landing in inboxes everywhere. It will NOT share a document with you, but instead grants a hacker access to your gmail contacts list. DO NOT CLICK IT.
Today sees the release of the latest version of Google Chrome for Windows 10 64-bit to 58.0.3029.81. You are advised to update your Google Chrome today.
This is one of those instances where the Microsoft and Apple browser beat out the competition – because this problem is mainly affecting Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera browsers.
Hackers have found a way of registering domains using unicode characters, which look like they are other websites… ie, they can not fake a domain you might have a login to, and the faked address can be nearly impossible to spot.
Learn how to fight this in at least Firefox, and when you might expect a fix from the other browsers.