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: Rawlins, Tracey [mailto:Tracey.Rawlins@ LINK REMOVED]
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 1:37 PM
To: Rawlins, Tracey
Subject: RE: ICT Help Desk Portal‏


Your Email account have been suspended due to unusual activities recently noticed from your account kindly click LOGON< LINK REMOVED > to re-activate. Failure to comply to this notification,your email account will be deleted from our server within 1hour after receiving this Message Alert.

The Outlook
Help Desk Team

The information contained in this message is confidential and is intended for the addressee only. If you have received this message in error or there are any problems, please notify the originator immediately. The unauthorised use, disclosure, copying or alteration of this message is strictly forbidden. This mail and any attachments have been scanned for viruses prior to leaving the Barts Health NHS Trust network. Barts Health NHS Trust will not be liable for direct, special, indirect or consequential damages arising from alteration of the contents of this message by a third party or as a result of any virus being passed on.



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: Tuesday September 15, 2015


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