Alert: Phishing Attempt

You may receive phone calls, emails or texts that are scams.

Please treat any unsolicited phone calls or emails with skepticism.  When in doubt call the Help Desk.

The phishing scam currently received by the College is as follows:

From: Integrative Learning [mailto: integrative @ gvsu. edu]
Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:10 AM
To: Integrative Learning
Subject: [BULK] RE: IT-Help Desk Email Confirmation Update !‏‏‏
Importance: Low

Dear Mailbox User.

On March 25th, Information Technology will be performing preventative maintenance on the PeopleSoft Student (Campus Solutions), Exchange email system, Oracle EPM system, and Image now System.  Service will be unavailable beginning March 25th, 2015 at 10:00 PM and be restored by Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 4:00 AM, followed by an IT Alert confirming availability and its compulsory.

PeopleSoft Human Resources and PeopleSoft Finance will remain up and available for use.

Please click here to log into the IT Alert portal for confirmation and maintenance of your mailbox, its compulsory.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

On behalf of IT, this IT Alert Notification was brought to you by the Help Desk in the Customer Support Department. This is a group email account and its been monitored 24/7, therefore, please do not ignore this notification, because its very compulsory. please click here on Help Desk to enable you log into the outlook web portal for more information and email confirmation.

Sincerely.

Admin Service.

©2015 Microsoft outlook. All rights reserved.

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

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

Cybercriminals will use your account details to take control of your e-mail account or computer system in order to gain information.  Do not provide any personal information.

Please stay alert and aware. We will send announcements anytime an attempt is received.

If you receive other suspicious e-mails or calls that we have not addressed, please contact Tech Support.

Our contact information is:

TechSupport@sjcd.edu

On-Campus: ext. 6137

Off-Campus: 281-998-6137

Thank you for your help.

Central

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