Phishing Alert: Updated Mail Servers

Phishing Alert

We have received several reports of another round of phishing emails today.  These appeared to come from an SMU email address and includes a message similar to the following:

Phishing Email

The links in the email directed to an external login page that captured SMU credentials once entered.

Please be extra cautious and guard your account information, and remember that we will never ask you to verify your account information, or provide your password or any personal information via email.

If you did fall victim to the phishing email, please change your password immediately at and contact the IT Help Desk by calling (214) 768-4357.

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Ian Aberle

Ian Aberle is the IT Communications Specialist and Trainer for the Office of Information Technology (OIT) at Southern Methodist University (SMU). He started at SMU in 1996 and, for much of his career at the University, had managed the SMU STAR Program before joining the Training & Communications Team in 2015. In his free time, Ian enjoys photography and road trips with his family. You can see examples of when the two collide at