IT – Technology Issue ~ Phishing Email: GRCC.EDU EMAIL ACCOUNT CONFIRMATION (10:04 am)

May 25, 2010

Technology Issue Notice: A phishing email from an outside source is attempting to harvest user logins.
Issue Summary: Email messages with the subject line: GRCC.EDU EMAIL ACCOUNT CONFIRMATION are propagating across campus.
These emails are posing as representatives of IT and are asking for user names and password to email accounts.

No legitimate organization would be contacting users directly for login credentials.
Any communication about scheduled network maintenance would be communicated from the IT department through GRCC Today, and our associated communication channels.

Please do not respond to these email messages.

[X] This issue is being investigated
Initial Discovery Date/Time: 05/25/2010 8:30 am
[X] Work is in progress to find a solution for this issue
Engineers are working to black further messages from this source.

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