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Google AdWords : Ads have stopped running



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Date Reported: 29th April 2010 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM Whats this?
Email Subject:
 Google AdWords : Ads have stopped running today.
Apparent Sender:
 Google  Whats this?
Return Address:
 Not found Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content:
  Whats this?
Anchor text of URLs:
 1) Click here to get your ads back up., 2)
verify Whats this?
 Location not available Whats this?
Scam number:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at Google by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.

  • Google never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.

  • The spoof website this email links to was not online at time of this report, but variations of the scam which link to working websites are bound to exist, so be wary! The website may have been taken down or disabled by the hosts, but quite often these websites are hosted on the personal computer of the phishers, so may only be online at certain times.



Your Google Adwords Account has stopped
running this morning.

Some of the ads have stopped running today
(Thursday, 29 April 2010).

If you want to get your ad back up and
running you need to optimize the campaign to
improve the CTR. The link below has
some helpful tips, but, in a nutshell, you
need to look at your keywords and your ad
text. Make sure your keywords are
jighly relevant and then make sure that each
keyword in the ad group makes sense ...

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