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The Latest Scam

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Recently an email scam circulated on campus. Often it appeared to come from someone you know, so it was tempting to respond. The other interesting thing about this scam is that it involved Google Drive. Here is how the email message looked:

Please view the document I uploaded for you using Google docs. <Link deleted> just sign in with your email to view the document its very important. I will call you later.

Thank you.

This scam was such a big problem across the country that it made the news in Inside Higher Ed, in the article, "A Google Docs Block."

If you were fooled by this and did click on the link, please change your password. You can call the Help Desk at 8847 for assistance. It would also be a good idea to run a virus scan using your anti-virus software.

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