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New whaling and phishing techniques include weaponising Google Docs

Phishing from G-suite users: a weaponised Google spreadsheet hosted on G-Suite opens a remote HTML page which mimics the Google sign-in process and gives the impression that the victim needs to re-authenticate.

New Phishing scam combines FedEx and Google Drive to lure victims

Several universities and more than 20 companies have been hit with malware whose creators are using several layers of subterfuge to camouflage their phishing attack by taking advantage of a few trusted brand names.

112K French policemen doxxed on Google Drive

A disgruntled ex-employee of an insurance firm uploaded the personal details of 112,000 French police officers to a Google Drive account on June 2, possibly exposing the officer's personal information, including addresses.

Google sets aside $1m in grants to boost security of Drive

Google has earmarked $US1 million (£660,000) in grants to help keep its users' files safe in the cloud-based Google Drive.

Google Drive influences new phishing campaign

Google Drive-inspired new phishing campaign discovered by Elastica Cloud Threat Labs.