All Students and Members of Staff are to update their EDU

EDU Phishing email screenshot

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