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It’s been a nerve-wracking week here on the East Coast, which is just about the only explanation for the magnitude of the Twitter freakout when Gmail and Google Docs, just now, were mysteriously unavailable for literal minutes.
Here is a chronicle of the perilous episode:
SPAM LOVELY SPAM
In a new SecureList blog post, Kaspersky Lab researcher Vicente Diaz has described a new frontier in a relatively old online scam. Phishers, tired of building fake websites to lure victims into unintentionally giving away email addresses, passwords or even financial information are beginning to use Google Docs to siphon data from the unwary.