Phishing Attempt Hits S&T Email

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On December 7, 2016

A Phishing email was circulated on the Missouri S&T Campus on Wednesday December 7, 2016.  The email subject line contained “: MISSOURI S&T DOCUMENT [URGENT] : 2016 – 2017 Invitation to view BB11_012HD_ILII.pdf” and the body of the email contained “Good Morning, This attachment contains an important document i sent to you, kindly view document”.  Do not respond or open the document.  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.

For assistance or to check the validity of this message, please contact the IT Help Desk by calling 573-341-4357 (HELP), visiting the IT Help Desk on the first floor of the library, or submitting a ticket online at http://help.mst.edu

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On December 7, 2016. Posted in Campus Updates