Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Phishing Attack - Google Docs

** ATTENTION ** Phishing Attack  
ITS is aware of a series of phishing email messages indicating that a user has shared a file with you in Google Docs.  A sample of the malicious message is below:

When the "Open in Docs" link is clicked, a malicious application will request access to your Contacts and Gmail.  
A sample of the access request is listed below:

If you have clicked the "Allow" button, please contact ITS ASAP by calling x7973.
Google is aware of this issue and is working to mitigate the problem.  As you can see on social media, this is an issue that is widely affecting numerous Google users nationally.