Please beware that there are currently account closure and job scam phishing emails circulating through the Carleton community.
The messages may:
- Indicate that a university-related account or access to a university service will be disabled, terminated, or closed unless you submit information or login to a website to keep the account active.
- Offer jobs as personal assistants, secret shoppers, or marketers. They may request that you visit a website or send an email to apply for a job.
- Have subject lines such as: We Received A Request From You, Terminate your Office365 Email, GET A PART -TIME JOB, Campus Announcements – Student and Staff Part-time Employment
DO NOT provide any personal information, send a reply, nor interact with the sender in any way.
If you have clicked on a link or submitted any information through one of these emails, please change your MyCarletonOne password immediately. If you require assistance, please contact the ITS Service Desk at 613-520-3700.
Examples of Recent Phishing Email Messages
Account Closure Phishing Email Example
Job Scam Phishing Email Example
Please visit our IT security web page for more tips on protecting yourself online