Alert: Phishing Attempt

Subject: Alert: Phishing Attempt
Who it affects: All SJC Employees

Details:

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: Carrie Lansing
Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:05 PM
To: Carrie Lansing
Subject: RE: Admin Notification Ticket :178015‏
Admin Notice;
Your Current password will expire in the next 24hours , you are here by directed to kindly click on Sign in [LINK REMOVED] to kindly reset your password or you will loose access to your account soon as your password expires.
NOTE: Your login will time out after 60 minutes. Your responses will be lost if you do not click on the “Sign in” [LINK REMOVED] button before 60 minutes lapses. There is no prompt when your 60 minute session has expired. Please save extensive comments periodically and check your time.
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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.

Date Announced: Wednesday August 26, 2015

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