Malicious Phishing Attempt – ITS-Department Authenticated Notification

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–

Dear user,
The following evaluations have been assigned to you. Please login to complete these evaluations.
CLICK HERE (Link Removed) TO EVALUATE USING
SECURE ENCRYPTION

NOTE: Your login will time out after 60 minutes. Your responses will be lost if you do not click on the “secure” button before 60 minutes lapses.
There is no prompt when your 60 minute session has expired. Please save extensive comments periodically and check your time.