Google Doc hack
<em>Google Doc hack</em>
Google Doc hack

KAUKAUNA – The emails began flooding into area businesses early this afternoon from familiar names asking recipients to open a Google Doc.

Don’t do it.

Security experts say it is a fishing scam of large proportions, and they recommend your change your Gmail and Google account passwords, especially if your accounts have been compromised.

In a fishing attack, unsuspecting recipients click on the link and log in which gives the hackers full control of their Gmail account.

The emails come from an account named

Those unfortunate enough to have clicked on the link say it looks like a legitimate Gmail login.

In a Tweet Wednesday afternoon, Google said it was aware of the attack and said they were investigating.

By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, a Wisconsin native, is founder of the Plutchaknews Network.