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Another Orkut phishing Scam using Google Docs

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I am not actively maintaining my Orkut profile, but still keeping  because few years back Orkut was a revolution in India and it has helped me to search out my lost friends – Yes a kinda obligation. Recently Orkut has revamped the style and features to compete with Facebook.  Not going to that part. Now the issue is something else.

Today I got an Orkut Scrap from one of my  friends . This was her  message.

HELLO FRIENDS,PLEASE CHECK THE LINK BELOW TO SEE MY GIRLFRIEND’S PICTURES
INSERT UR ID AND PASSWORD AND SEE THE PICTURES !!


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See the same in Orkut Scrap Book

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It is very ridiculous that these type of fishing attacks are still alive. This time a small difference, the smart hacker has used google docs and created a form to steal  user ids and passwords of the victims. After clicking the link a form will be opened to enter user id and password. The form is created with Google Docs that’s also in SSL. spam

If your user id and password , nothing will be happened , accept a Thank You message from the smart hacker . Now your response (User id and password) is recorded and in a safe custody Smile

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Now What to Do?

If you have accidentally entered your email id and password or you are the sender of such phishing scraps, then Immediately

  • Change your Orkut password and password reset questions
  • Check and remove the  installed malicious Orkut Applications if any.

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