Phishing Attempt 8/28/2013

A phishing attempt was sent to a number of users on campus.  The subject line of the email contained the phrase, “St MARY’S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND SERVER UPGRADE…READ AND REPLY ASAP!!,” and was sent from “WEB ADMINISTRATOR <webmasterteam9@gmail.com>.” The email asked recipients to respond with their username and password.

Do not respond to these emails, St. Mary’s College Office of Information Technology will never ask for your password. If you had done so, immediately change your password using the Password Manager at http://password.smcm.edu.

To report this email as a phishing attempt to Google, please follow the directions on this support page: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/184963?hl=en

You can find out more about Unwanted or Suspicious Mail and how to deal with it by clicking on the links in this post:
Spam
Phishing
Impersonation
Other Suspicious Mail

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the IT Support Center at x4357 or open a ticket at http://itsupport.smcm.edu.

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