Friday, August 8, 2014

"Upgrade Your Webmail Account" Phishing Scam Hitting Campus. Do not click on attachment. #AnnounceIT

Information Services (I.S.) has received several reports of spam with a subject of "Upgrade Your Webmail Account" that has a link in it asking you to confirm your account. This is a malicious phishing scam --- Please do not click on the link.

Please select the email(s) in your mailbox, then click Report spam to remove it from your account and to report it to Google. 

We further recommend you change your Google Apps Account password immediately. Please go to the Change password: Google Apps Account (email) article on the IT KnowledgeBase for step-by-step instructions.

If you clicked on the link in the phishing email, we highly recommend you run a virus scan immediately. Please go to the Healthy Computing article on IT KnowledgeBase to learn how you can download and run Symantec Endpoint Protection on your computer.
Browse to the IT KnowledgeBase Spam article to learn more about DePauw's guidelines for official communications.

Please contact the HelpDesk at HelpDesk@depauw.edu or (765) 658-4294 with any questions or concerns.