October 7, 2009 12:00 a.m. CDT
We have received reports of a number of phishing emails circulating on campus. The message in the latest one claims that an upgrade to the database yielded an unusual response code from your email address, requesting your account be deactivated. THIS IS A HOAX!
if you are asked to confirm your email identity with your name, username, or password. If you receive such an email, delete it. If you did respond, immediately go to https://asw.iastate.edu/cgi-bin/acropolis/user/password, and change your password.
Iowa State University, IT Services, or the Solution Center will
ask you to send your password or other confidential personal information via email.
If you have questions, contact the Solution Center at