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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phishing

Phishing is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and ... According to the 2013 Microsoft Computing Safety Index, released in ... Phishing is an example of social engineering techniques used to deceive ..... In August 2013, advertising service Outbrain suffered a spearphishing attack and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scareware

Scareware is a form of malware which uses social engineering to cause shock, anxiety, or the ... Products using advertisements such as these are often considered ... have been infected by the LizaMoon SQL injection attack spread by scareware. ... to trick users into uninstalling legitimate antivirus software, such as Microsoft ...

marketingland.com/microsoft-attacks-gmail-on-privacy-in-latest-scroogled-campaign-32813

Feb 6, 2013 ... Having attacked Google Shopping with a "Scroogled" campaign. ... Scroogled site itself has yet to be updated to reflect the latest campaign. ... There are several ways, ranging from using the HTML version of Gmail, to using an email program ... If Microsoft really believes that Google should drop Gmail ad ...

marketingland.com/microsoft-scroogled-itself-77525

Mar 21, 2014 ... For just over a year, Microsoft has been attacking Google over email ... Microsoft can now retire that Scroogled campaign. ... It's profiling, and it's happening even to people at schools using a version of Gmail that's ad free.

adage.com/article/digital/microsoft-s-google-bashing-tv-campaign-working/244691

Oct 15, 2013 ... With the success of Microsoft's "Scroogled,"could attack ads be the way of the ... from invasive ads in Gmail to sharing data with app developers to placing paid results on its search page. ... Only at the end does Microsoft identify itself. ... Mr. Symonds said Microsoft is likely using the more negative ads to win ...

fortune.com/2017/01/18/google-gmail-scam-phishing

Jan 18, 2017 ... Everyone Is Falling For This Frighteningly Effective Gmail Scam ... This is the closest I've ever come to falling for a Gmail phishing attack. ... Google Chrome users can protect themselves by checking the address bar and making sure a green ... Experts recommend using a dedicated security token as well.

www.theverge.com/2013/8/16/4627342/microsoft-google-battle-over-youtube-windows-phone

Aug 16, 2013 ... The gloves are off: Microsoft and Google find themselves battling in more product ... directly against Google: there's Gmail man, newspaper ads, Scroogled, and even ... timed product changes, methods intended to block Windows Phone users , and ... Many Third-party YouTube apps don't use official APIs.

www.wired.com/2014/10/hackers-using-gmail-drafts-update-malware-steal-data

Oct 29, 2014 ... (Shape declined to name the victim of the attack.) After gaining control of the target machine, the hacker opened their anonymous Gmail ...

digitalguardian.com/blog/phishing-attack-prevention-how-identify-avoid-phishing-scams

Jun 21, 2017 ... There are various phishing techniques used by attackers: ... Installing a Trojan via a malicious email attachment or ad which will allow the intruder to ... Here are a few steps a company can take to protect itself against phishing: ..... to install a security patch or upgrade their Microsoft Office software) to dupe ...

www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/technology/microsoft-battles-google-by-hiring-political-brawler-mark-penn.html

Dec 14, 2012 ... Marketing campaigns attacking competitors are common, though many technology companies view them as distasteful. Microsoft itself bore the ...