Spam Mail Alert

We have had many reports about the following e-mails.

If you received an email like the one below, it is not from Ferris' IT Services. Please right click on it and Mark as Junk if you have it in your email inbox.

If you did click on the link in the message, please contact the TAC.

  • From: University E-Mail Administrators
    Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 8:38 AM
    Subject: E-Mail Validation Alert!

    Hello

    This E-mail is to notify the students of Ferris State University that we would be performing scheduled maintenance on your E-mail account. During this time, your account will not be accessible from your computer or mobile phone. 

    We apologize for any inconvenience that this causes and appreciate your patience while we work to improve our service.

    Click ( HERE ) and fill the form in order to keep your account active after the validation exercise.

    Failure to do this will lead to a closure of this account.

    NB:
    Please do not disregard this email upon receipt.

    Thank you,
    Mail Administrators,
    IT Desk

  • From: Ferris State University [mailto:[email protected] ferris.edu]
    Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 7:08 AM
    To: Recipients <[email protected] ferris.edu>
    Subject: Ferris State University Account® Alert

    Dear User,

    Recently, we are performing an emergency mail maintenance on our email network.

    Your account is one of the most essential account to be upgraded

    We therefore, implore you to follow our secure site https://www.ferris.edu/ to upgrade your account

    Thank you,

    Ferris State University Technical Service

  •  

    From: Nor Amin Ahmad [mailto:[email protected] usm.my]
    Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 8:18 AM
    To: Azliza Ahmad <[email protected] usm.my>
    Subject: IT helpdesk

    Your password will expire in the next TWO {2} days current Staff should please log on to IT WEBSITE to validate your e-mail Address

If you clicked on the links in either of these messages, let the TAC know at one of the numbers below. 

Be sure to check out (and perhaps keep the link for reference) this handy sheet that helps you identify spam mail. Identifying Spam Emails.