Phishing scam: "RE: Agreement with Folder Share"

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Yet another phishing scam targeting the McGill community, during the start of term. The subject of this email is "RE: Agreement with Folder Share", and the body contains a link to OPEN FOLDERSee an example of this phishing message below.

Please DO NOT click on the link or reply to the message. Delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

This email is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. If you have already clicked on the link in this email and submitted any personal information, you should change your McGill Password as soon as possible. See the McGill Password Reset Checklist for instructions.

If you have received a phishing email or suspect that you have, please itsupport [at] mcgill.ca (contact the IT Service Desk) immediately to report the phishing attempt.

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Example of this phishing message:

Sender name & address: <looks like a valid McGill person>
Subject: RE: Agreement with Folder Share

Good Afternoon

I shared and important document with you ,you can easily access this documents using your

Kindly Review the spreadsheet

 

Let me know what you think,

Best wishes,

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