OIT Security Alert – Phishing Attempt Threat Advisory: “Help-Desk-Service”

OIT Notification Number: 2019-50
Date: 05/06/2019
OIT Security Alert – Phishing Attempt Threat Advisory: “Help-Desk-Service”

OIT has received reports of a recent phishing attempt with the email subject “Help-Desk-Service”. A Phishing email is one that attempts to trick you into performing an action (click a link, provide credentials, purchase gift cards etc.) by posing as a legitimate sender. If you have received this email please click on the Phish Alert button in Outlook to report and delete this email.

A screenshot of the Phishing email is included below:

If you responded to this email, clicked on the link or have any questions related to this phishing attempt please contact the OIT Service Desk at (585) 385-8016.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you,


St. John Fisher College
OIT Service Desk
Office of Information Technology
(585) 385-8016