Malicious Phishing Attempt – University of Puget Sound Important 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: University of Puget Sound
Subject: University of Puget Sound Important Alert

We have upgraded our email servers to enhance our security. All users are required to enroll their
email accounts with our new upgraded server. Follow the link below

L​o​g​i​n (link removed)

If you do not enroll your email, you might be unable to send and receive emails.

IT Department