Phishing Attempt March 8, 2014

A phishing attempt was sent to a number of users on campus. The email asked the user to click on a link in the email or threatened that that user’s account would be disabled. The information details provided in the email, specifically:

  • the link provided
  • the name of the sender
  • the signature
  • inappropriate grammar

were clearly not referencing the SMCM IT Support Center. St. Mary’s College Office of Information Technology will never ask for your password.

Do not respond to these emails.

If you have already clicked ont he link and provided your infomration, you need to 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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