Know How It Works
According to security experts, the savviest Gmail users can become victim to hackers who want to steal their login credentials. Hackers are utilizing a new phishing technique that has been gaining popularity for about a year. The hacker will send a target an email attachment that appears like it comes from one of your contacts. It is likely the attachment will come from someone who has already been hacked by them.
When a victim clicks on the attachment, a new tab opens to what looks like a Gmail login page. If you enter your email and password, hackers will steal your credentials and have full access to your emails. Once hackers gain access to your emails, they will look for future victims and start the process over again.