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IT Security Alert

Phishing Alert: "Process has begun by our administrator."; "We received a request from you"

[June 1, 2021] Please be advised that there are phishing* emails in circulation informing users that a request was made to terminate their Office 365 account and further instructs them to click a link to verify their account. The variants of this message look like they are coming from another Sheridan user and feature the subject lines:

If you received any of these messages, clicked the link, and entered your credentials, you must change your password immediately. See Changing Your Network Password for details.

* Phishing attacks may use spoofed email addresses and fake web sites to fool the recipients into divulging personal information such as user names and passwords, credit card numbers, social insurance numbers, etc.

A copy of this bogus email appears below for your reference. The other variants of this message are exactly the same but feature one of the subject lines noted above.Phishing message sample

Questions or Concerns?

Further info about phishing attacks is available via the link below:

If you have any questions or concerns, contact the IT Service Desk at ext. 2150 or send email to servicedesk@sheridancollege.ca.