Technology Notification – Spam Email – “IMPORTANT UPDATE”

Technology Notification:

A spam email is being received across campus containing the following information:


From: “Blackboard” <no–reply>

This email was not from the GRCC IT Department. This is a spam and must be deleted immediately from both your inbox and trash.

  • Information Technology will never ask for your password.
  • Do not open unexpected messages from an unknown sender.
  • Do not click links or download any attachments from any suspect messages.
  • Do not use your work email address for mailing lists.

Tips for identifying spam messages:

  • Check for grammar and spelling errors
  • Check the sender email address, if unknown do not trust it
  • Beware of urgent or threatening language
  • Do not trust the header or signature of the email
  • Message is requesting personal information
  • You’re asked to send money

If you see any suspect messages please immediately report them to the IT Support Desk at or by calling 234-4357(HELP).

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