IT Security Alert

Phishing Alert: Fake Message from Janet Morrison —
"FW: Professional Development Opportunity"

[June 26, 2019] Please be advised that there is currently a phishing email* in circulation that is falsely attributed to being from Janet Morrison. This email instructs users to open a malicious attachment titled, 'Sheridan College Shared Document.pdf'. The link in this document directs users to a malevolent website where users are asked to take further action. DO NOT OPEN THIS ATTACHMENT OR FOLLOW ANY LINKS CONTAINED WITHIN.

* 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 email and the attachment appears below for your reference.

Subject: FW:Professional Development Opportunity


Dear Colleagues:

We have an exceptional workforce in Sheridan College that is strongly committed to the highest standards of ethical conduct and professionalism. Our employees work tirelessly every day to ensure that we deliver the highest quality education for our students to prepare them for success beyond graduation.

Nevertheless, as an organization committed Sheridan College principles of performance excellence and continuous improvement, we can always improve our operational processes. Detailed information can be found in the attachment to this email.All employees are advised to review the information.

Sheridan College
Janet Morrison
7899 McLaughlin Road
Brampton, Ontario L6Y 5H9

Questions or Concerns?

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