Privacy and Information Security | University of Illinois

[Someone] has shared a document on Google Docs with you

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Customers are receiving emails that someone--often, someone they know--wants to share a document hosted on Google Docs. The subject line says “[Person] has shared a document on Google Docs with you”, and the email is sent from a legitimate @gmail.com account. The email is sent to an address@mailinator.com. Please see the image below for reference.

If you receive this email and haven’t clicked the link, please delete the email.
 
 
Technology Services is currently working to identify any Google Apps @ Illinois accounts that may have been affected by this attack, and we will be in contact with those customers if action needs to be taken.