Phishing Alert – 9/26/2019

The below phishing email was received, 9/26/2019, from someone forwarding a letter that is attributed to Dr. Hoyt with the following subject line: “Fw: Sam Houston State University of Criminal Justice Re-Evaluated and Up to Date Responsible Use of Technology Resources For All Employees

Screenshot of phishing email
These emails contain a PDF that, when opened, requests your login credentials. IT Security is aware of this email.

It is safe to delete this email.

If you have already opened the email and PDF, please:

  • Change your password as soon as possible at, 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.

Author: lucrecia chandler

ITSM & Communications Manager for IT@Sam