If you receive an email like the one below, please do not respond with any information. This email is not coming from SHSU. Our Security Officer is working with Gmail’s abuse team to have the account disabled that is generating the emails as well as blocking any inbound and outbound mail from that account.
From: ADMIN HELPDESK [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 7:15 AM
Subject: VERIFY YOUR SHSU.EDU EMAIL ACCOUNT NOW.
Dear SHSU.EDU Email Account Owner,
This message is from SHSU.EDU messaging center to all SHSU.EDU email account owners. We are currently upgrading our data base and e-mail account center. We are deleting all unused SHSU.EDU email accounts to create more space for new accounts.
To prevent your account from being closed, you will have to update it below so that we will know that it’s a present used account.
CONFIRM YOUR EMAIL IDENTITY BELOW
Email Username :
EMAIL Password :
Date of Birth :
Country or Territory :
Warning!!! Account owner that refuses to update his or her account within Seven days of receiving this warning will lose his or her account permanently.
Thank you for using SHSU.EDU
Accounts will be disabled for anyone who may respond with the information requested.