Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Reminder - If It Doesn't Look Legit, Quit

This evening Peter Vogel shared a screenshot of a phishing attempt that he had received in the form of an email attempting to look like a Google Documents shared document. If you receive one like the one that Peter shared, don't complete the request for information. This is a good time to remind your friends, students, and colleagues that may be new to using Google Drive that if something doesn't look right, it probably isn't it.

While we're on the topic of phishing scams, Common Craft offers a great explanation of what they are, what to look for, and how to avoid falling for a phishing scam.

Phishing Scams in Plain English.