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:

 —–Original Message—–

From: Itam, Lucky [mailto:Lucky.Itam@ bartshealth. nhs. uk]

Sent: Thursday, September 03, 2015 1:22 PM

To: Itam, Lucky

Subject: RE: IT Service Desk Support.

To All Faulty\Staff

Take note of this important update that our new web mail has been improved with a new messaging system from Owa/outlook which also include faster usage on email, shared calendar,web-documents and the new 2015 anti-spam version.

Please use the link below to complete your update for our new Owa/outlook improved web mail.

CLICK on to   Outlook Web Access<http: //oo0o0o1.ezweb123. com/>  update


IT Service Desk Support.


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:

On-Campus: ext. 6137

Off-Campus: 281-998-6137

Thank you for your help.

Date Announced:  Thursday September 3, 2015


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