Security Advisory: Phishing Attempt on Campus
There are reports of a phishing email sent to members of the campus community. This particular phishing scam is using Acadia-FYI posts.
The emails are replies to users who have recently posted to Acadia-FYI. The original message is included with the addition of a request to click a link/open a document.
From: an external sender
Subject: Re: the subject line of the original email
Message: A variation of please inspect your docs in one file available at the link below. The file/URL may also be a zip file.
Footer: An added “virus free, AVAST”
- If you have responded to the request by replying to the email or clicking on the link, please
- Reset your Acadia password, and
- Report it directly to TS (https://hub.acadiau.ca/TDClient/Requests/ServiceDet?ID=188) or call the Service Desk at 902-585-4357.
- If you see a similar message in your email quarantine, please do not release it.