A Phishing email was circulated on the Missouri S&T Campus on Wednesday April 5, 2017. The email subject line contained “✔ (XXX@mst.edu)YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT HAVE BEEN BLACKLISTED(DO NOT IGNORE)” and the body of the email contained “Dear Staff !,We received a requested on Wednesday 05, April ,2017 08.35 AM to deactivate your (XXX@mst.edu) email account…”. 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