Phishing Alert: Document shared with you: "Faculty Distribution List.docx"

Some U-M community members reported receiving this email. It is fraudulent or malicious. Do not respond, click any link in it, or provide personal information or money. See Phishing & Scams for more tips. If you need help, contact the ITS Service Center.

Date Sent: 
Monday, September 20, 2021

Phishing Email Summary

This phishing email attempts to trick recipients by claiming a document has been shared with them. Links in the phishing email lead to a fake Microsoft Office 365 website. Always check the URL of any website before entering your credentials. In this case you can see that the fake login site is not a U-M site.

A text-only version of the phishing email is provided below. A screenshot of the original phishing email and the fake login site are provided at the bottom of this page.

Phishing Email Text

[email protected] shared a document
Unknown profile photo
[email protected] has invited you to edit the following document:
Angela Dillard shared a file with you
Faculty Distribution List.docx
[email protected] is outside your organization.
If you don't want to receive files from this person, block the sender from Drive
Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
You have received this email because [email protected] shared a document with you from Google Docs.    Logo for Google Docs

Phishing Email or Site Screenshot: 
Screen shot of the phishing email.
Screen shot of the fake Microsoft 365 login site. Always check the URL before logging in to any site.