Spammers are no stranger to exploiting existing file-sharing services to propagate their warez and Google has been used in the past to bring some sense of legitimacy to a scam. In a scam that we recently uncovered, user's will receive a URL shortened link, which will lead them to a malicious ad, hosted within Google Docs. There is no malware explicitly hosted on Google docs, but rather a link to a scam which is too tempting not to click...
|A must-click to be sure.|
|gripped(.)biz redirects the user to many different Adware packages|
|User's come for the Goat Simulator, but stay for the bogus media player.|
|Any e-mail address will be spammed.|