Urgent Alert for Businesses Using Gmail

scam alertAn Attempt to Capture Credentials

If you receive an email with the subject “VALIDATION Required for” with a “Continue with Verification” link that redirects you to what appears to be a Google Sign In page, do not click on the embedded link or enter your information.

A member of our team recently received a phishing email appearing to be from Google, requesting verification.

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This is an attempt to harvest log in credentials.  Take note of the “From” line in the phishing email.  Both Google and gmail in the email address are spelled incorrectly.  The salutation is from “The Adrnin tearn” instead of “The Admin Team.”

Noticing these small details can be helpful in spotting phishing emails and avoiding being scammed.

Please share this alert with your business colleagues that you think could be affected. If you are unsure of how this email phishing tactic pertains to your company, feel free to contact us to receive more information.