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:

—–Original Message—–

From: Patel, Shaili [mailto:Shaili.Pate l@ bartshealth .nhs. uk]
Sent: Monday, September 07, 2015 7:41 AM
To: Patel, Shaili
Subject: RE: ITS HELPDESK
Your password will expire in 2 Days  CLICK-HERE-TO-ACTIVATE<http: //maiilowaoutlook .ezweb123 .com/>  your email account for 2014: to validate your E-mail and Received New Mails.
Thanks
System Administrator.© 2015 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.

Date Announced:  Tuesday September 8, 2015

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