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Hackers Are Targeting 1.5 Billion Gmail and Calendar Users. Here's What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

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12.06.2019

There are 1.5 billion people using Google's Gmail and Calendar services. And now, they're all at risk at falling victim to a new scam, one security researcher says.

In a statement this week, Kaspersky said that it has analyzed both Google Calendar and Gmail and found that users are receiving unsolicited notifications that include a link to a phishing URL. Those who click on the link are brought to a malicious site, where their credit card credentials could be stolen if they input them into the site.

According to Kaspersky, the problem centers on a feature in Google Calendar and Gmail that allows malicious hackers to create a calendar event and then have users automatically receive a........

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