Dear Staff and Faculty,
Some of you may have received the attached/below message.
This e-mail did not originate from the IT department. Do NOT respond to this e-mail and delete immediately.
This is what is known as a phishing attack. A phishing attack is an attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. More information on phishing attacks here;
Be vigilant and wary about any communication that you receive that asks you to provide any information.