Recently, Missouri S&T staff have reported receiving emails from university administrators that appear to be a phishing or spoofing attempts. These attempts try to trick recipients into believing that the “sender” wants some help, in this case a favor or an errand. Do not respond to these emails.
If you suspect you’ve received such an email, please follow these steps to report it to IT:
- Create a new message.
- Click Insert.
- Click Outlook Item.
- Select the message that you suspect is a SPAM/Phishing email.
- Click OK.
- If you suspect the message is SPAM, address the email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you suspect the message is a part of a Phishing attack, address the email to: email@example.com.
- Add the subject line: “SPAM received” for SPAM and “Phishing received” for phishing.
More information from IT is available at https://it.mst.edu/services/email/spam-reporting/.