(CBSDFW.COM) – A new email phishing scam was unleashed on the world Wednesday.READ MORE: Family Of Arlington Firefighter Found Dead In Mexico Returns To North Texas
This one arrives in your inbox as a Google Doc link.
The best way to keep from becoming a victim is to avoid clicking on the link, particularly if you don’t know the sender and aren’t expecting the document.READ MORE: Texas Man Charged With Pepper-Spraying Capitol Police On January 6
However, the links often come from people you know, so it’s important to be alert.
If you get such an email, it’s best to just delete it.MORE NEWS: Susan Wright, Jake Ellzey Campaign During Final Push In Runoff For North Texas Congressional Seat
According to BGR.com, you can also remove permissions for the fake “Google Docs” app from your Google account. In a post on their site today they said you can go to myaccount.google.com, sign-In and click on you “Account Preferences” then click on “Connected Apps.” They say to look for a list of connected apps, and “ensure that anything you don’t recognize is deleted.”