Phishing E-mail Alert! Subject: Account Upgrade

Phishing E-Mails are an attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. E-Mail purporting to be from popular social web sites, auction sites, banks, online payment processors or IT administrators are commonly used to lure unsuspecting public. Phishing emails may contain links to websites that are infected with malware.

Phishing E-mail Alert! Subject: DTG

Phishing E-Mails are an attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. E-Mail purporting to be from popular social web sites, auction sites, banks, online payment processors or IT administrators are commonly used to lure unsuspecting public. Phishing emails may contain links to websites that are infected with malware.

Phishing E-mail Alert! Subject: Dear (your purduecal email address)

Phishing E-Mails are an attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. E-Mail purporting to be from popular social web sites, auction sites, banks, online payment processors or IT administrators are commonly used to lure unsuspecting public. Phishing emails may contain links to websites that are infected with malware.

When did the problem start?
Friday, January 15, 2016

The subject of the e-mail is : Dear (your purduecal email address)

What are we doing?
Information Services is taking necessary steps to block and protect against this message.

Information Services Java Update

We will be deploying Java 7 Update 71 to all Windows 7 PCs to address the pending Kronos update from West Lafayette. We will also be uninstalling older versions of Java 6 during this update. In order for this policy to go into effect, please reboot your machine. After your machine reboots, it will start to uninstall any old versions of Java 6 and install the newer version of Java.