Alert: Phishing Attempt

You may receive e-mails that ask for your account details.

Please delete these e-mails, do not reply and remember –

We will never ask for your username and password details in an e-mail.

It is also a violation of the College’s IT security policy to surrender your username and password details in this manner.

Hackers will use your account details to take control of your e-mail account and our systems to send tens of thousands of spam messages around the world.

This results in legitimate College e-mail being banned from being received, failure of our internal systems and substantial expense in clean up.

The phishing e-mail currently being sent to the College is as follows:

From: “Sandag, Mark”
Date: January 12, 2015 at 12:20:59 PM CST
To: “Sandag, Mark”
Subject: RE: Helpdesk

Our IT-Help-Desk have noticed some unusual activities on your account, Please Click on the Mailbox validation page < LINK REMOVED > to Verify your account. Failure to do this might Have Your Mailbox Shutdown

Thank you.

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If you receive this or any other suspicious e-mail, please delete it or contact Tech Support.

Our contact information is:

TechSupport@sjcd.edu

On-Campus: ext. 6137

Off-Campus: 281-998-6137

Thank you for your help.

Date Announced:  Monday, January 12, 2015

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