Phishing Alert: Fake Google Docs Share Requests

Phishing Alert

OIT has received multiple reports from the campus community as well as from Canvas Support regarding suspicious e-mails that appear to be a Google Doc sharing request. The message will contain “…has shared a document on Google Docs with you” or similar verbiage with a ‘` or similar cc’d on the email. 

If you received this message, delete it immediately! If you clicked on any of the links or attachments within the message, reset your password immediately and call the IT Help Desk at 214-768-HELP.

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Zach Peterson

Zach is a Senior IT Training & Communications Consultant with OIT. Zach began his SMU career at the IT Help Desk in 2012 and joined the Training & Communications Team in 2015. He is a 2011 graduate from the University of North Texas and obtained a Master of Liberal Studies degree from SMU in 2018. He enjoys reading and collecting vintage and antique radio sets. He grew up in Valley View, Texas near Denton.