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Google Alerts notifications have become a mess of scams and malware

April 20, 2021

Via: TechRadar

If reports are to be believed, there has been a recent uptick in the number of online scams propagated through Google Alerts.

According to anecdotal evidence laid out by Bleeping Computer, the content notification service is increasingly being abused by malicious users to distribute malware.

The publication asserts the service has now been overrun by malicious users and backed up its claims by gesturing to a recent Google Alerts report made up almost exclusively of malicious links.

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