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May 16, 2017 - A phishing email targeting the Adelphi community was delivered to several employee accounts.

A phishing email targeting the Adelphi community was delivered to several employee accounts this afternoon.

The email message looks like the example below:

From: James Gustafson 
Date: Tue, May 16, 2017 at 2:53 PM
Subject: HR Department
To:

An urgent complaint has been filed against you and a few other employees.
View this complaint in eCampus now by clicking here.

HR,
Adelphi University 

Please do not respond to any such messages or click any attachments or links. Please delete the message as soon as possible. If you received the phishing message and clicked on the link, please contact the Help Desk immediately. If you ever receive a message with unexpected content that you do not trust, please do not open any attachments or click any links in the email. 

To protect yourself from phishing attacks, please take a minute to review the practical tips and best practices about phishing and spear phishing on the Adelphi IT website. In addition, please take a moment to read about password best practices, as this can help protect you from fraud.


For further information, please contact:

Information Security
p – 516.877.3340
e – abuse@adelphi.edu

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