Alert: Phishing Attempt

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

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

From: Alano, Zeny D
Subject: helpdesk

Due to technical reasons, we are expanding and upgrading all Mailbox immediately. Please click on the following validation link and fill the form completely. click submit for validation.

This message is intended for the sole use of the addressee, and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the addressee you are hereby notified that you may not use, copy, disclose, or distribute to anyone the message or any information contained in the message. If you have received this message in error, please immediately advise the sender by reply email and delete this message.

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

Our contact information is:
On-Campus: ext. 6137
Off-Campus: 281-998-6137

Thank you for your help.

Date Announced: Tuesday, February 24, 2015


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