Phishing Alert - 4/9/2020

Please be advised that there is another active phishing attempt email being circulated among the SFA community. This email appears to come from an SFA student ( email account notifying the recipient to access a presentation or a project via along with a password to access the document. The subject lines have varied – subject wording including “Grade Change”, “Network Outage” or “Become an Orientation Leader” have been reported -  but all have included the instruction to go to If you receive these emails or emails with different subject lines but similar content, please do not click on any link or attachment, and delete the email. If you have already clicked on the link, please change your mySFA password immediately. If you need help with this, please call the Help Desk at 936-468-HELP (4357).  

Phishing attempts often come in groups – be on guard for additional suspicious emails, and contact “supposed” senders such as university personnel, your bank or credit card, etc. directly using a known, confirmed method to verify if a questionable email is legitimate. As always, be alert for signs of phishing – an unexpected email attachment from an unusual source, a sense of fear/urgency, asking for account credentials or financial information, using an unfamiliar greeting or sketchy email address, and spelling or grammar errors.

Thank you to the recipients who quickly brought this to our attention!


Article ID: 105054
Thu 4/9/20 8:02 PM
Sat 4/18/20 4:00 PM