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9th case of a Weekend AdWords Phishing Ad for AdWords account logins

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Hello,

 

I would like to report a new AdWords phishing ad on the search term "adwords en forum" , from location Bucharest, Romania . This is the click ID and below you have screenshots of the ad and of the final URL.

As a habit , these phishing ads appear on fridays or saturdays so community users look close to the URL when you want to login , make sure it is the legit one from google.

 

https://www.google.ro/aclk?sa=l&ai=CfrEicI-0VoqFJJLCb8i7nWip9fuNCOHI_ri_AuTlsAUIABABKANgg6XhhegboAHv...

 

This is the final URL

http://freoos.com/adwords.accounts.google.com/vxnhvcchhghscsGjcnekcwy46jhcdgtfukfGhghdf47e39fdmdbgbh...

 

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Re: 9th case of a Weekend AdWords Phishing Ad for AdWords account logi

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@Adrian B;

Following the last cases you reported, Google has set a direct link to the "phishing squad" as part   of the Ads Feedback form.

Please report using this form (last option on the list). It will be submitted directly to the team in charge,

https://support.google.com/adwords/troubleshooter/4578507#ts=6006595

Thanks;

Moshe, AdWords Top Contributor , Twitter | Linkedin | Community Profile | Ad-Globe
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Yes, I reported it there too, but I want to make community users aware of this problem so they can avoid losing their data.

 

Would you advise me to avoid also posting information about these phishing ads in the community and only report through the form ? I will do as you advise.

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Users visit here (mostly) after opening an account and starting a campaign. So the key is the report to Google quickly  so the scam is removed.

Having said that, my view,  if this is not much trouble for you, to also post here, so we can be aware  and take precautions.

 

Moshe, AdWords Top Contributor , Twitter | Linkedin | Community Profile | Ad-Globe
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