Kansas State University



Phishing Scam – 01/31/2020 – Re: 03/25/2018 password-change deadline for eID *******

Scam sent to one’s self with a google drives link placed at the top of an old helpdesk email.

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Password for archive: 7777
Dear ******,
>Your eID password will expire on 03/25/2018. You are receiving this email because as of 03/11/2018 01:00 AM the password for eID ******* has not been changed. You must change your password every 180 days.
>If your password is not changed by 03/25/2018, you will LOSE ACCESS to central email, KSIS, K-State Online, limited free printing, university computing labs, and other ITS services. To change your password, sign into Connect by clicking the “Sign in” button from the K-State home page. Once you are on the Connect page, find the eProfile section, click the “Manage password” link and then follow the prompts to change your password. Make sure to enter your cell phone number so you can later recover a forgotten password via text message.
>Once you have changed your password, immediately update the password settings with your new password in all your computers, devices and applications or else risk getting locked out of K-State wireless or email. This includes:
> –KSU Wireless and/or KSU Housing wireless connections
> –Your local email and calendar client such as Outlook, MacMail and iCal, Pegasus, or Gmail
> –Your mobile device(s) such as your cell phone or tablet
>Did you forget your password? Go to Connect by clicking the “Sign in” button from the K-State home page. Click the “Forgot your eID password?” link and follow the prompts to reset your password. You can reset your password by email or by text message.
>STUDENTS and EMPLOYEES: You will need to confirm or make changes to your contact information as part of changing your password.
>Contact us if you need assistance.
>IT Help Desk
>214 Hale Library
>Kansas State University