Archive | March 27, 2017

IT helpdesk scam (3/27/17)

The following scam attempts to steal your login credentials. Notice the  non-VCU email address, the generic language, and the masked link going to a non-VCU website; all of these are tell-tale signs of a scam. Please delete this message if you received it.


From: []
Sent: Monday, March 27, 2017 7:57 AM
Subject: [EXTERNAL] IT Helpdesk update


Welcome to the new outlook web app for Staff and Students

The new Outlook Web app for Staff/Student is the new home for online self-service and information.

Click here on Updated portal  (malicious link redacted) and login to:

  • access the new staff/student directory
  • access your pay slips and P60s
  • update your ID photo
  • look up student records using the contact search facility
  • use our quick links at the bottom of each page to help you find relevant tools and information about upcoming events.
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