These are targeted and simple forms of phishing emails designed to get victims to click on a fake Google Forms link that contains malicious content.
Tips if Something Seems Off:
Double-check the email address before responding
Look to make sure the email address is correct. In Gmail hover your mouse over the sender name for the email to display. On a mobile phone or a touchscreen, press and hold the link (don't tap!) to reveal the actual URL. (Look in the bottom left corner of the browser window.) Don't click on a link unless it goes to a URL you trust.
Follow up with the sender separately
If you didn’t expect it, reject it. Or follow-up with the individual directly in a separate email or call/text to confirm.
Report and/or flag it
Examples of these types of attacks include:
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 15:41:01 +0000 Subject: 2020 FACULTY EVALUATION From: email@example.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org Google Forms Jim Knowlton invited you to fill out a form: 2020 FACULTY EVALUATION Designed for Microsoft and Office 365 users only FILL OUT FORM hxxps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfUCvno3DdViZI24_kfsFi7EPalW7aAMJIAZvsGCzvvrQX_Ew/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&usp=mail_form_link Create your own Google Form