Phishing Attempt Hits S&T Email
A Phishing email was circulated on the Missouri S&T Campus on Wednesday January 18, 2017. The email subject line contained “Urgent myHR Re-Validation” and the body of the email contained “There has been a security breach on myHR system by unknown external attackers. All staff/employees are required to re-validate their myHR User ID and Password information with immediate effect. ”. Do not respond. 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:
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