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Phishing Email Alert: Important Notification - Purdue Career Account Access

STEAM-ADVISORY NO. 2013050701
PURDUE UNIVERSITY SECURITY TEAM CIRT
Tuesday, May 07 10:00:00 EDT 2013


==OVERVIEW==

Phishing Email Alert: Important Notification - Purdue Career Account Access

==SYSTEMS AFFECTED==

Targets Purdue students, faculty, and staff

==DETAILS==

Please be aware that there is an illegitimate email circulating amongst Purdue students, faculty, and staff claiming that your Purdue career account is out of date and needs to be updated for you to remain active.  This email is a phishing attempt to obtain your personal information and the link(s) provided, which are now blocked on campus, SHOULD NOT be visited.  In the event that you have already done so, it is highly advised that you change your Purdue career account password, password challenge questions, and perform malware scans on any of your personal computers used to access the link(s).  Also, please note that Purdue will never ask for personal information via email.

==SOLUTIONS==

Do not visit the link(s) provided and ensure the email is deleted.  If the link(s) were accessed, change Purdue career account password, password challenge questions, and perform malware scans of personal computers.

==FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES==

http:// www
.purdue.edu/securepurdue/news/2013/phishing-email-alert-suspension-of-your-purdue.edu-account.cfm

==STEAM-CIRT CONTACT INFORMATION==

For questions concerning this advisory, please send email to:
itap-securityhelp@purdue.edu <mailto:itap-securityhelp@purdue.edu>.

Report computer-related abuse to steam-cirt:
http:// www .purdue.edu/securePurdue/incidentReportForm.cfm
<http://purdue.edu/securePurdue/incidentReportForm.cfm>

http:// www .purdue.edu/securepurdue/steam
<http://purdue.edu/securepurdue/steam>

(remove spaces from links)

Posted by ITSP on May 07, 2013, in Advisory Alerts.