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6th case of a Weekend AdWords Phishing Ad for AdWords account logins

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Hello,

 

It seems I have stumbled upon a 6-th case of AdWords ad made to collect google account IDs.

This Ad appears on many "adwords" related search terms on the first position so it poses a real danger of fooling many adwords users to collect their login data. Please forward this alert to who can stop it fast.

I hope Google has decided to assign AdWords security teams also during weekends as these cases are popping up constantly, from what I can see.

 

I just typed again "adwords en forum" as a search term to find this community website , as I noticed the first AdWords Ad showing what is an obvious phishing URL :

 

www.adworrds-google.com/Adwords

 

The click ID string is this :

 

http://www.google.ro/aclk?sa=L&ai=Ci9O3QCwZVu7GK4S2ywOIwZWQBYuLoLsI69nrjJoC6Jm8NwgAEAEoA2CDpeGF6BvIA...

 

The screenshot of the Ad is this :

 

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This is what the user sees in the final URL :

 

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Accepted by topic author Adrian B
October 2015

Re: 6th case of a Weekend AdWords Phishing Ad for AdWords account logi

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Thank you @Adrian B;

We got this report in other languages as well. 

It seems as a habit of offenders to during weekends.... Smiley Surprised

Reported to Google

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Yes because Google AdWords personel seem inactive during the weekend , and this creates a vulnerability ,

For example I couldn't use the chat line to report this case, it is closed during weekends.

 

Thank you