Google has beefed-up Gmail’s ability to spot phishing attacks.
“Warning – phishing (web forgery) suspected,” the pop-up cautions users.
“The site you are trying to visit has been identified as a forgery, intended to trick you into disclosing financial, personal or other sensitive information.”
The new Gmail feature appears to be part of the US search firm’s Safe Browsing database, which catalogs webpages known to host malware or fool surfers into revealing sensitive information.
Gmail has been updated to spot phishing attacks within emails
One example of the fraudulent Google Doc links being sent to Gmail users worldwide