Security Alerts

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Google Drive Security Update for File Shared Links

July 26, 2021

On Monday, September 13, 2021, Google will apply a security update to select Google Drive files. This affects files that were uploaded prior to 2017 that are shared with a Google Drive shared link. Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms aren’t impacted by this security update.

Who is impacted?

Owners and managers of affected files will be notified starting Monday, July 26.


Google Docs Phishing Update

May 5, 2017

As mentioned in the Technology Global Phishing Alert announcement, UC Berkeley IT teams were able to identify the bMail accounts that were affected by the Google Docs phishing campaign, and revoked access to the malicious app on Wednesday, May 3rd. Google has now published a Security Blog Post that provides more information on what occurred,...

Phishing alert: Suspicious "Google Docs" Shared

May 3, 2017

The bConnected team is investigating reports about suspicious messages appearing as shared Google Docs. These look like they are coming from internal bConnected users, but are asking for OAuth credentials. Please forward any suspicious looking messages to