I have received an email from email@example.com directed to firstname.lastname@example.org regarding Account Verification Process (AVP). Here’s the content of the mail:
We make every effort to ensure that we provide the Ultimate Security required for maximum protection our Email Accounts from unwanted Users and spy wares. We do not want you to loose access to your Account since your login information are no longer valid on our database system. Now, the Gmail Account Team need to confirm your profile details below for verification purpose and to confirm that you own this Account:
*Email ID :
*Confirm Password :
*Current Location :
Note: This email is only for Gmail users (Users should reply within 48 hours to avoid “Permanently Lockup” Account)
Thank you for using Gmail !
The Gmail Team
Dear all netters and Gmailers/Gmail users we should know that They are scam mails. Just ignore such messages.
Note: Don’t believe in scam messages asking for personal details or some mails like you have won lottery etc..
Google/Gmail team never ask its users for personal details like this.
Always Official messages from Google team will comes only from @google.com but not @gmail.com or any thing else.
One more important follow SECURITY check list. http://mail.google.com/support/bin/static.py?page=checklist.cs
If you find any message is asking for personal details then simply report phishing by selecting down arrow next to reply button.