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Phishing Alert

Phishing Alert

Phishing: Campus Holiday Note

It has been reported to the Help Desk that some people have received the following phishing email.

This fake email was not sent by Illinois State University. The University will never ask for your password in this manner via email. If you receive this email, do not reply to it. Never send your password in email. For more info, see [1364] Recognizing "ILSTU TEAM" phishing scam emails.

Important: If you replied with your password, you should immediately change your password via the ULID Password Change web page. If you are unable to change your password, you may reset it yourself using the Password Self-Reset web page. Or you may have your password reset in person with your University ID at the Help Desk office in Julian Hall 115.

Here is a sample received by the Help Desk:
Dear Students & Faculty,

This year, as students/faculty go home for the holidays, we would like to offer the opportunity to capture every second of it. The university has been offered a special deal on branded digital cameras at wholesale institution  price. These cameras are small enough to fit in your pocket and also feature video recording! They are perfect for parties, events, and all those times you wish you could take pictures. These cameras make the perfect gift and will be delivered in time for the holidays. Please take a look at the website below to find out more details on this holiday special. Enjoy your holidays!

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Update

This problem has been resolved.