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Phishy Lures Crowds at Move-In 2012
People watching is always interesting at Move-In Day. You see a lot of interesting family dynamics: students with their families 20 feet behind them, students being embarrassed by their parents, parents collecting resource materials while the students walk right by the tables, etc. This year was a little more interesting as Phishy made an appearance to help incoming students become more aware of the dangers of phishing. Many students chose to have their photos taken with Phishy and their younger siblings were excited... ...
Important-Please Update your RIT.EDU details Phishing Attack on RIT Community
Why am I receiving this message?
RIT users are being targeted by a phishing email with the subject line "Important! Please Update Your RIT.EDU Details!" Clicking the link takes you to a spreadsheet in Google Docs. If you look at the email closely, you'll see a number of indicators that it's a phishing attempt. Several members of the RIT community have reported similar phishing attempts to us today.
Note that we also saw a phishing... ...