Phishing Net

Phishing Scams and Schemes Unveiled

If you suspect you are a victim of this scam reset your password.

Another phishing scam has been sent out the VCU community via a Google Drive shared document. This scam tricks its victims to open the document and check what was shared. Victims will find a form that asks for a username and password. Any information entered into the document/form is then stored for the attacker to abuse.

Please use extra caution when checking emails. Notice the Yellow warning “Laurie Brown is outside your organization” If you are receiving a document shared through google drive from someone outside of VCU beware it could be a phishing scam.

Examples of the phishing scams below.