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Phishing Email Alert: **{Suspension Of Your purdue.edu Account}**

STEAM-ADVISORY NO. 2013012701
PURDUE UNIVERSITY SECURITY TEAM CIRT
Sunday, January 27 12:45:00 EDT 2013


==OVERVIEW==

Phishing Email Alert: **{Suspension Of Your purdue.edu Account}**

==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 regarding "Suspension Of Your
purdue.edu Account."  This email is a phishing attempt to obtain your
person information and the link(s) provided SHOULD NOT be visited.  In
the event that you 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 January 27, 2013, in Advisory Alerts.