[Cs-affiliates] FYI: Beware of Google Docs scam

Robert Sozanski sozanski at bu.edu
Wed May 3 16:25:15 EDT 2017


Sorry, one correction.

In step #4: The name of the rogue app will appear as "Google *Docs*", not
"Google Drive".

Thanks,

Rob



On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 4:08 PM, Robert Sozanski <sozanski at bu.edu> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> There's a google docs spam/scam going around the internet right now.
> Basically, it asks the person to view a Google Doc that has been shared. It
> will then ask for you to authenticate and commence sending spam messages to
> all contacts.
>
> See screenshot for what it looks like.
>
> If you think you have clicked on it, you confirm by doing the following:
>
>
>    1. Open 'My Account' in google (click on the circle in the top right
>    of your screen)
>    2. Select 'Connected apps & sites' on the top left of the screen
>    (under the category 'Sign-in & security').
>    3. Click on 'MANAGE APPS'.
>    4. If something called 'Google Drive' appears there, click to expand
>    it and select 'REMOVE'. This is not the *real* Google Drive.
>    5. Then change your kerberos password: http://www.bu.edu/
>    tech/services/security/iam/authentication/kerberos/kerberos/
>    <http://www.bu.edu/tech/services/security/iam/authentication/kerberos/kerberos/>
>
>
> If you have any questions or think you might be affected, please send an
> email to support at cs.bu.eu.
>
>
> [image: Inline image 1]
>
>
>
>
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