Phishing Attempt Hits S&T Email

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On October 19, 2016

Phishing Attempt Hits S&T Email

A Phishing email was circulated on the Missouri S&T Campus on Wednesday October 19, 2016.  The email subject line contained “[BEWARE-SUSPECTED SPAM!]Hi” and the body of the email contained “Your Account was recently signed in from a unknown Location ….”.  Do not click on the link.  Please delete the email as this phishing attempt has been report to IT Security.

All students, faculty, and staff are reminded to exercise a healthy skepticism when receiving suspicious emails and follow the proper process to report spam and phishing attempts:
http://it.mst.edu/services/email/spam-reporting

IT thanks the many S&T students, faculty, and staff who properly reported the phishing attack and did not click the link or enter their information.

 

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On October 19, 2016. Posted in Campus Updates