STEAM-ADVISORY NO. 2013012301
PURDUE UNIVERSITY SECURITY TEAM CIRT
January 24 16:30:00 EDT 2013
Phishing Email Alert: [Your Webmail Account is on Restriction]
Targeted at Purdue users
A spear-phishing attempt is circulating targeting Purdue users. This
email may appear legitimate by spoofing firstname.lastname@example.org and providing
a clickable link that does not actually direct you to owa.purdue.edu.
Please be advised this is not from Purdue and is an attempt to obtain
your personal information. You should ignore this email. However, if
you have clicked on the link and entered your account info, then you
will need to change your password and challenge questions as soon as
possible.At this time the URL has been blocked on campus, but this
block will have no action off campus.
Purdue will never ask for personal data through email.
Delete the email. If credentials were entered already, change your
password and challenge questions.
==FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES==
http://w w w .purdue.edu/securePurdue/news/2013/phishingemailalert-yourwebmailaccountisonrestriction.cfm
==STEAM-CIRT CONTACT INFORMATION==
For questions concerning this advisory, please send email to:
Report computer-related abuse to steam-cirt:
http://w w w .purdue.edu/securePurdue/incidentReportForm.cfm
http://w w w .purdue.edu/securepurdue/steam
(remove spaces from links)
Posted by ITSP - Security on January 24, 2013, in Advisory Alerts.