Please do not respond to e-mails requesting You To:
Renew, update, or validate your account.
Make easy money.
Verify your information.
Do not click on links in suspecious e-mails.
What is Suspicious?
Unsolicited e-mails from someone you don't know.
E-mails requesting any personal information.
Unsoliced e-mails with links in them.
"Get rich quick" e-mails.
E-mails requesting you to update/refresh/renew/validate your account.
If you think the e-mail is questionable enough to e-mail us about it, then it is SPAM or a PHISHING e-mail. Mark it as SPAM in Google gmail.
REMEMBER – No legitimate educational institution, government agency, company, or person will send you an e-mail requesting personal information or include a link in the e-mail requesting such information.
Do not click on links in suspicious e-mails.
Do not forward the e-mail to OIT or another person asking if it is SPAM. It probably is SPAM. Mark it as SPAM.
Do not reply to an email promising you easy money. If the offer is too good to be true then it is a scam.
THESE SPAM/PHISHING EMAILS WOULD NOT EXIST IF NO ONE WAS RESPONDING TO THEM. ONE OF THE BEST WAYS WE CAN FIGHT THEM AS A COMMUNITY IS TO BE VIGILANT AND MARK THEM AS SPAM WHEN WE RECEIVE THEM.