Phishing Alert: 9.17.2019

IT@Sam is aware that multiple phishing emails are being sent with subjects regarding “Information” or “Approval Note”. The message of these emails is similar to the example below:

These emails contain a “click here” link that, when clicked, sends you to a malicious site. IT Security is working to contain this issue and have the site removed.  

It is safe to delete this email.

If you have already opened the email and clicked the link, please:

  • Change your password as soon as possible at https://samweb.shsu.edu, by clicking on the IT@Sam menu, then on Account Password Change
  • Notify the IT@Sam Service Desk at 936-294-1950

For questions, concerns or trouble resetting your password, contact the IT@Sam Service Desk at 936-294-1950.

Thanks,

IT@Sam

P.S. Full subject lines are below:

  • Approval Note
  • Approve
  • Document
  • Education Grant
  • Important Information
  • Information
  • Notice

Phishing Alert – 9.7.2019

The below phishing email was received, 9/7/2019, from a company claiming to have a SHSU job placement opportunity with the following subject line: “Part-time/Job Opportunity!!!”

These emails contain a link that, when clicked, sends you to a malicious site. IT Security is aware of this email.

It is safe to delete this email.

If you have already opened the email and clicked the link, please:

  • Change your password as soon as possible at https://samweb.shsu.edu, by clicking on the IT@Sam menu, then on Account Password Change
  • Notify the IT@Sam Service Desk at 936-294-1950

For questions, concerns or trouble resetting your password, contact the IT@Sam Service Desk at 936-294-1950.

Thanks,

IT@Sam

9.6.2019 – Phishing Alert

The below phishing email was received today, 9/6/2019, posing as an email admin team with the following subject line: “MAIL ON HOLD

MailOnHold-9-6-2019

This email contained a link telling you to “Verify Email” and sent you to a malicious site that asked for your SHSU credentials. It is safe to delete this email.

If you have already opened the email and clicked the link, please:

  • Change your password as soon as possible at https://samweb.shsu.edu, by clicking on the IT@Sam menu, then on Account Password Change
  • Notify the IT@Sam Service Desk at 936-294-1950

For questions, concerns or trouble resetting your password, contact the IT@Sam Service Desk at 936-294-1950.

9.3.2019 – Phishing Alert

The below phishing email was received today, 9/3/2019, posing as an online document delivery with the following subject line: Signed Contracts review and acknowledge arrive on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 10:06 AM”:

This email contained a link telling you to “Preview” the document and sent you to a malicious site that asked for your SHSU credentials. It is safe to delete this email.

If you have already opened the email and clicked the link, please:

  • Change your password as soon as possible at https://samweb.shsu.edu, by clicking on the IT@Sam menu, then on Account Password Change
  • Notify the IT@Sam Service Desk at 936-294-1950

For questions, concerns or trouble resetting your password, contact the IT@Sam Service Desk at 936-294-1950.

Thanks,

IT@Sam

Money Mule Scam Alert 8.20.2019

The below scam email was received on 8/20/2019, from a someone claiming to be a former SHSU student with the following subject line: “Pet Care Opening”:

This email is a money mule scam, trying to recruit you for seemingly legitimate employment. IT@Sam security is aware of this email. It is okay to delete.

If you have already opened the email and responded for the job opportunity, please:

  • Notify the IT@Sam Service Desk at 936-294-1950
  • If you provided bank information, contact your bank immediately

For additional questions regarding this scam, contact the IT@Sam Service Desk at 936-294-1950.

Thanks,

IT@Sam