Scam targets Google AdWords MMC Account Holders

PushON | December 11th 2009

Beware of the latest cheeky scam which targets Google AdWords My Client Centre account holders.

If you receive an email asking you to verify that your adverts are running, check the link it points to – as it’s more than likely an attempt to gain access to your account.

Here’s the email that’s doing the rounds at the moment:

Google AdWords MMC ScamBe careful with email, because it’s very easy to fake the sender address, so if any of the companies that you normally deal with emails to prompt you to log in – then visit the site direct rather than clicking on an email link.  It’s one extra step, but it’s a habit that may save you a huge amount of hassle in future.