Beware fake Google + invitations

Late last month, Google launched their answer to Facebook, a new social networking service called Google + (or Google Plus). As with most things Google, they released a beta first, and limited participation to those with invitations only. Despite the inability of Google's previous social networking attempts (Wave, Buzz) to gain traction, the new effort has garnered a good deal of initial interest (as did its predecessors). And this in turn has spawned an opportunity for spammers and malware authors, who can exploit the desire for an invitation to send out fake ones. So if you get a notice that you're one of the Chosen Few, be careful before you click:

Beware Google + Scam