Google Drive’s vulnerability may enable hackers to lead spear-phishing attacks

System administrator A Nikoci said that hackers may trick Google Drive users into downloading malware into their systems. Google lets users change file versions without checking if it’s the same type, allowing hackers to replace an original file with a malicious one. To make it worse, Chrome implicitly trusts Drive downloads and ignores if other antivirus software raises warning against it. This can lead to spear-phishing attacks as Drive files are sharable.

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