These are a few recent examples of email phishing attempts to steal K-State eIDs and passwords. BEFORE you respond to a questionable email, follow these steps:
Scam received 6/7/12 - IT HELPDESK SERVICE MAINTENANCESubject: IT HELPDESK SERVICE MAINTENANCE Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 09:46:05 -0400 From: "Cathryn Johnson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <email@example.com> The Helpdesk is currently upgrading and maintaing database Server from the old Microsoft Server to the new Microsoft Server( No520193x ) click the link below and fill all information required. CLICK HERE <https://docs.google.com/a/smps.k12.ok.us/spreadsheet/viewform? formkey=DHRxcTd5M0IzZXZrQTFRRTJfT3RXTHc6MQ> Thank You Helpdesk Upgrade Team
Scam received 6/2/12 - Storage Limit ExceededFrom: Sue Elliott
--- Helpdesk<firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2012 21:53:43 +0100 Subject: Storage Limit Exceeded Dear members, you will not be able to receive mail open https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform? formkey=3DdHJ5c2Yxa1p4VW05WW5fazY1d2EyLUE6MQ Regards, Technical Team.