Several users received this phishing attempt. Please see bolded areas for red flags indicating this is NOT a message sent by SJU IT. Remember, we will never ask you to provide a password via email.
From: “Saint Joseph’s University” <– NOT and SJU email address, not firstname.lastname@example.org
To: undisclosed-recipients:; <– NOT addressed to email@example.com
Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2012 8:52:22 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: Announcement (Schedule Upgrade) <– NOT the standard SJU subject line
Attention Email Account holder,
This message is from the Database Information Technology service messaging
center, to all our e-mail account holders. All Mail hub systems will
undergo regularly scheduled maintenance. Access to your mailbox via our
mail portal will be unavailable for some period of time during this
We shall be carrying out service maintenance on our database and e- mail
account center for better online services. We are deleting all unused e-mail
accounts to create more space for new accounts.
In order to ensure you do not experience service
interruptions/possible deactivation Please you must reply to this email
immediately confirming your email account details below for
1. First Name & Last Name:
2. Full Login Email Address:
3. Username & Password: <– SJU IT will NOT ask you to confirm your password via email
4. Confirm your Current Password: <– SJU IT will NOT ask you to confirm your password via email
Failure to do this may automatically render your e-mail account
deactivated from our email database/mail server. to enable us
upgrade your email account, please do reply to this mail.
Upgrade Team <– NOT the standard SJU Helpdesk signature