Beware of More Google AdWords Phishing Scams

Jun 5, 2008 - 10:39 am 8 by
Filed Under Google Ads

Over the past few days, I have personally received about six emails from a phishing scam asking me to renew my Google AdWords account. The email originates from [email protected] but is really masked from the server, I believe.

The renewal link goes to, which is clearly not Google, so don't go there.

Here is a screen capture of one of those emails:

More Google AdWords Scams

Annoys me how they ask again, at the bottom, for:

Please remember to input your AdWords username and password correctly NOT your email and password

So, beware of these emails.

A Google Groups thread has a warning from an official Google rep that these fake emails are going out. Do not be fooled by them.

What do I do if I receive a suspicious email claiming to be from AdWords?

Forum discussion at Google Groups.


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