Update/Outage – Office 365 Email Phishing on Campus – Feb 1

WashU IT is removing network connectivity for desktop systems believed to be infected.  WashU IT will be working closely to restore network connectivity to those machines as soon as possible.

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Alert: Office 365 Email Phishing on Campus

Risk: High

Details: The Information Security Office has received several reports of phishing emails across campus.  The message contains a malicious attachment, possible formats being Word, Excel, PDF.  The email refers to an invoice or an order invoice.

Action: Please do not open the attachment.

  • Please contact the Information Security Office, infosec@wustl.edu, if you believe you may have opened the attachment.
  • If you receive emails that you believe to be phishing attempts, please notify the Information Security Office via email: infosec@wustl.edu.