Monday, October 7, 2013

Phishing Reminder

As reported a couple times last year, phishing is pretty common through email. Here is an example of a phishing email received by one of our administrators this morning:

From: Kevin Crider
Sent: Monday, October 07, 2013 3:01 AM
To: Kevin Crider
Subject: Notification!
This message is from IT Service Desk informing you to validate your Email Account, we are conducting an upgrade in all Email Account, all users are to verify his/her account information for upgrade, CLICK HERE to go to Validate your account.
You will not be able to receive new mails until you Re-Validate your Email Account.
IT Service Desk.
Though Google's email filters should pick this up, if you receive something like this or similar, please mark as spam and remove.

Note: You will only receive IT emails from district IT, never from an outside source.  Never give out your account information.

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