AdWords Google Account Notification Alert Description
"AdWords Google Account Notification Alert" email is a phishing email designed to make you believe you need to renew your Google account information. Phishers will try to make you click on the link provided on the "AdWords Google Account Notification Alert" email (scr-ad-words.com/adwords.google.loginpage/Login.htm) and save the information you have submitted on the rogue website.
"AdWords Google Account Notification Alert" email's message may read:
Subject: AdWords Google Account Notification Alert
Renew Your Account Now !
This is your official notification from Google AdWords that the service(s) listed below will be deactivated and deleted if not renewed immediately.
As the Primary Contact, you must renew the service(s) listed below or it will be deactivated and deleted.
Renew Now your Google Search Advertising services.
SERVICE: Google Search Advertising
EXPIRATION: September, 8 2008
Thank you for using Google AdWords service.
We appreciate your business and the opportunity to serve you.
Google AdWords Service
Please remember to input your AdWords username and password correctly NOT your email and password.
Why renew my account?
Google AdWords helps you manage your search advertising campaign simply and efficiently. Renew now today to get connected with customers.
How long will it take?
This should take you about 10-15 seconds.
What do I need?
You’ll need only your AdWords username and password.
© 2008 Google AdWords
The link provided by "AdWords Google Account Notification Alert" email is meant to push you into entering your login information. If you were tricked into doing so, you will be giving your Google account information to a remote hacker which may lead to identity theft. If this has already happened to you, notify your bank immediately. Never login to your AdWords Google Account through "AdWords Google Account Notification Alert" email, open a new browser window and login.
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