OIT Security Alert – Phishing Attempt Threat Advisory: “professor/dean hiding his dissertation”

SJFC Office of Information Technology
OIT Notification Number: 2019-66
Date: 07/02/2019
Title: OIT Security Alert – Phishing Attempt Threat Advisory: “professor/dean hiding his dissertation”
Description:
OIT has received reports of a recent phishing attempt with the email subject “Fw: Dissertation Misconduct; professor/dean hiding his dissertation” OR “Fw: Academic Misconduct; professor/dean hiding his dissertation.”  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:

phishing alert OIT

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,
OIT Service Desk