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Beware of Google Docs Phishing Message

April 15, 2014

Recently the campus was spammed with a batch of messages like this:

From: Jane Doe Jane.Doe@oberlin.edu Date: April 14, 2014 5:57:37 PM EDT To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: jsmith@oberlin.edu Subject: document

Hello, Check out these confidential document using google doc for immediate access CLICK HERE and sign on with your email address


DO NOT enter your user name and password if you receive one of these emails. It is a phishing message designed to steal your account information.

For more information on phishing and how to recognize these kinds of messages, please visit the CIT Wiki and click on the featured article on the homepage.