Alert: Phishing Attempt

Subject: Alert: Phishing Attempt

Who it affects: All SJC Employees


 Please do not click on links in suspicious emails. Please treat any unsolicited phone calls or emails with skepticism.

 You may receive phone calls, emails or texts that are scams. When in doubt call the Help Desk.

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

From: Garcia, Carla E [mailto:cgarc253@ calstatela. edu]
Sent: Monday, March 20, 2017 10:08 AM
Subject: Support

 Your mailbox is filled up and need to be validated  to avoid deactivation. Kindly click on the link below to avoid your account from been disabled.

 Click here

 Outlook365 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: Monday, March 20, 2017


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