Friday, December 11, 2009

GMail Password Phishing

Beware of GMail Password Phishing Messages.
Message 1 :
"Google Mail is built on the idea that email can be intuitive, efficient, and useful. And maybe even fun.
Labels instead of folders
Labels do the work of folders with an extra bonus: a conversation can have several labels, so you're not forced to choose one particular folder. Learn more
Archive instead of delete
You shouldn't ever have to throw things away. Archiving moves messages out of your inbox and into "All Mail," so they don't clutter your inbox but remain searchable in case you ever need them again. Learn more
Due to anonymous registration of accounts so we are shutting down some email accounts and your account was automatically chosen to be deleted. If you are still interested in using our email service please fill in the space below for verification purpose by clicking the reply button.
User name:
Date Of Birth:
Conversation view
Google Mail groups emails and their replies in your inbox, so you always see your messages in the context of your conversation. Related messages are stacked neatly on top of each other, like a deck of cards. Learn more
Chat and video chat
You don't have to use another program -- chat is built right into Google Mail. Learn more
You can even talk face to face with voice and video chat. All you need is a webcam and a small download that takes seconds to install.
Learn more about getting started with Google Mail.
- The Google Mail Team"

Message 2:
"Due to the congestion in all Gmail users and removal of all unused Gmail Accounts. Gmail would be shutting down all unused Accounts, you will have to confirm your E-mail by filling out your Login Information below after clicking the reply button or your account will be suspended within 24 hours for security reasons.

* User name: .............................
* Password: ................................
* Date of Birth: ............................
* Country Or Territory: ....................

Note: This email is only for Gmail users.

Thank you for using Google !
The Google Team"

I don't think gmail will ever ask its user like this. So, please ignore and delete those messages if you receive it.

Thank you very much.

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