Malicious Phishing Attempt – Security Alert

Some campus members have received malicious e-mail messages asking for username, password, and other pieces of personal information. This is a scam message and should be deleted immediately. Technology Services will NEVER ask you for your password, or ask you to “revalidate” or “update” your profile by e-mail.
Remember to be cautious of e-mail links and attachments from unknown sources. If you have questions about an unexpected e-mail message, please contact the Service Desk immediately at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.
—-Sample Message—-

From: Webmaster <info@message.com>
Subject: Security Alert
Date: April 2, 2013 1:09:42 AM PDT


Dear User,

Access to your Email is about to expire, we recommend that you upgrade and update your account to avoid the suspension. Click Here to update your account.

NB: Failure to to update your account will result to a permanent closure.

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