Is #Zorpia the reason I am getting Google “Your account is under attack” warnings? I think so…

This afternoon I received this:

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It’s quite clever; I actually know someone with the name (almost) who has not been in touch for a long time, so following standard procedure I opened up a vanilla stateless browser and carefully copied the “View Private Message” link over to it.

Paste, Click, and I am presented with what appears to be a Google Login Screen.

That smells bad to me, so I expunge the browser.

Some time later I receive an automated helpdesky e-mail starting “thank you for visiting, but you didn’t go far enough…” – but it ends up in my spam folder and I only notice just when I’ve clicked “Delete All Trash”

So it looks like someone is trying to spearphish me.

Hello guys! Dunno if you got in, probably not. You could just ask if you want to know something?

It’s probably about time I rebuilt my systems anyway.

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