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Did You Get A Weird Invitation To Edit A Google Doc? It's Best Not To Click

The reason: It's probably not legit. A vast phishing scam has been emailing malicious files masquerading as Google Docs. Does a recent edit invitation smell fishy to you? Just delete it.
This is what the subject line may look like in the email, for people using Microsoft Outlook. The telltale sign something's amiss: that email address with that long line of H's. Source: Screenshot by NPR

There's a decent chance you — or someone you know — just got an odd email inviting you to edit a document in Google Docs. The email could be from a stranger, a colleague or a friend, but it's addressed to a contact that boasts

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