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Notice of Deleted Post

  • 1.  Notice of Deleted Post

    Posted 05-03-2017 16:12
    C2J users: 

    We deleted a post this afternoon with the subject "Anne Jordan has shared a document on Google Docs with you" which contained only a link. Believing this to be spam, we deleted the message post. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact me if you have questions or concerns.

    Thanks,

    Janene Scelza
    NCJA Web Manager


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    Janene Scelza Martin
    Web Manager
    National Criminal Justice Association
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  • 2.  RE: Notice of Deleted Post

    Posted 05-04-2017 08:38
    this is worse than just spam. It is a Google-wide phishing expedition:
    An unusually sophisticated identity phishing campaign appeared to target Google's roughly 1 billion Gmail users worldwide, seeking to gain control of their entire email histories and spread itself to all of their contacts, Google confirmed Wednesday..

    The worm - which arrived in users' inboxes posing as an email from a trusted contact - asked users to check out an attached "Google Docs," or GDocs, file. Clicking on the link took them to a real Google security page, where users were asked to give permission for the fake app, posing as GDocs, to manage users' email account.
    To make matters worse, the worm also sent itself out to all of the affected users' contacts - Gmail or otherwise - reproducing itself hundreds of times any time a single user fell for it.


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    Steven Derene
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    National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators
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  • 3.  RE: Notice of Deleted Post

    Posted 05-04-2017 09:01
    Steve,

    Thanks very much for sharing this information. We have switched to require moderator approval for future discussion posts. If posting to C2J, please be patient, I will approve messages as soon as possible.

    Thanks,

    Janene

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    Janene Scelza Martin
    Web Manager
    National Criminal Justice Association
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