Google “phishing event” update

Many colleges and universities—nationally and internationally—experienced a Google “phishing event” Wednesday afternoon that sent fake links to users via Google Drive. Google reacted swiftly to stop the event, and there is no evidence users were negatively impacted—even when clicking on the fake links.

Do not hesitate to contact the University Technology ([U]Tech) Service Desk at 216.368.HELP or via email at with any questions or concerns. As always, be diligent about phishing attempts like this and report any incidents to the [U]Tech Service Desk as quickly as possible.