Oxford University blocks Google Docs because of phishing attacks.. for 2.5 hours

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Earlier this week it was being widely reported that Oxford University had taken the drastic step of completely blocking Google Docs, after it had seen a dramatic increase in the number of phishing attacks exploiting the service, targeting staff and students.

What wasn’t so widely reported was that the University’s block was short-lived…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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