Universities and businesses nationwide, including Dominican University, are targeted with phishing e-mails in an attempt to trick users into downloading malicious software or into revealing their user names, passwords, or other personal information. In some instances, these e-mails may appear to come from the Support Center or another support group at Dominican University. Recently, you may have received an email similar to the following in your mailbox:
The message above, as well as any similar emails, should be ignored and deleted as it is spam. Please DO NOT click on any links in the email. If you have already clicked on the email and provided any information, please change it now at https://myaccount.dom.edu.
We would like to assure you that Dominican’s IT department will NEVER ask you for your password or send you an application (.exe file) in an e-mail. If you do receive a phishing e-mail, do not respond to it or click on any of the links provided. Simply delete the e-mail. If you have responded to a phishing e-mail and revealed your password, please change it immediately at https://myaccount.dom.edu.
If you have any questions, please contact the Support Center at 708-524-6888 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org