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New Phishing Alert [Hoaxes & Scams]
posted: 05/24/2010    updated: 05/24/2010    expired: 06/15/2010
Summary:

A new phishing scam was circulated this weekend reporting a security update for our faculty/staff exchange email accounts. (see a copy of this message below)

Description:

A new phishing scam was circulated this weekend reporting a security update for our faculty/staff exchange email accounts. (see a copy of this message below)

The website this message is directing you too looks exactly like our current online email access log in page, with the exception of the web address (see image below)

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We are taking the necessary steps to block this message from causing any problems for our customers.

If you have received this message please delete it right away. You may continue to gain access to your Faculty/Staff email account through the myU portal https://myu.usd.edu, or http://www.usd.edu/students-faculty-staff/.

If you have logged into this site over the weekend please change your USD password immediately online at http://www.usd.edu/technology/. If you need any assistance with changing your password, please contact the ITS Help Desk.

ITS Help Desk
Temporary Student Center, Room 101
Toll Free: 877-225-0027
Faculty/Staff: 605.677.6463
Students: 605.677.5028
Submit requests online at http://www.usd.edu/ithelp
Security Tip: NEVER share your password or login information with anyone, EVER.
Information Technology Services will NEVER ask for it via email.



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