"Emergency Verification" phishing e-mail
Published: 1-19-2012 5:15 pm
Over the last few minutes I've received about half a dozen requests to
verify the legitimacy of an e-mail with the subject line "Emergency
This is yet another phishing e-mail, designed to trick you into providing
your WSC username and password to an outside organization.
A couple of things to notice that give you a hint that this is not
2) The link it provides to click on to "fix" the problem is in the .tk
domain (mailerfeedgrantm.tk), not in the wsc.edu domain. TK is the domain for a
country called Tokelau, a part of New Zealand. We don't have any services
hosted there to my knowledge :)
You can safely delete the e-mail folks.
Thanks all for your diligence in helping us sniff these things out.