SECURITY WARNING: Beware email with Subject "Important Notification"
Posted: 13:04:11, Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 Expiration: 13:04:11, Thursday, Oct 6, 2022
Alert from the Information Security Office: Phishing Email Targeting Campus Accounts (click title to read more)
Campus Email Message Sent on 9-29-22
We continue to see aggressive phishing attacks directed at our user community.
We are currently receiving reports of attacks attempting to steal iO usernames and passwords. The message has a subject entitled “Important Notification” sent from “Rice University <firstname.lastname@example.org>”. This email is malicious.
If you receive an email like this please do not take action on it and delete it. If you have clicked on any links, entered any usernames or passwords, or replied to the sender, please change your password as soon as possible and contact the OIT Help Desk at 713-348-HELP or email@example.com.
If you have already reported this to us, thank you. Please remain vigilant and be skeptical of unusual emails. As always, if you receive an email that you have questions about, please report it to the Help Desk.
Chief Information Security Officer
-- Rice U: Liz Brigman
Created: 22:09:29, Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 (by Liz B.)
Updated: 13:10:59, Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 (by Liz B.)