Phishing is defined as "the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details, often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication." There is a phishing attack method currently affecting GMail users (as of Jan. 2017) that you should be aware of. This is a rather sophisticated scheme that was well documented by the WordPress security firm WordFence. Rather than rehash their post, I link to it here.

GMail Phishing Attack

 



A GMail Phishing Attack Alert