All Students and Members of Staff are to update their EDU

Recieved 12 April 2021

A phishing email encouraging all students and staff members to update their "EDU" in order to access new features and avoid an account deactivation. Below you will find a list of red flags within the email and a screenshot of what the phish looked like.

Red flags in the email:

  • Sender's emaiis not RIT administered.
  • Creating a sense of urgency.
  • Spelling and grammar miskates.
  • A suspisiocus link.


Always avoid clicking suspicious links from your email. If you're unsre, try to find the page on your browser without using the link and send the email to  


Phish screenshot: