Overnight a number of people received a well-constructed phishing e-mail that went to an exact replica of MyWashburn (http://my.washburn.edu). It would have looked something like the screenshot below. If you clicked this link and entered your username and password on the following page, please contact email@example.com so we can take actions to remediate the issue.
In order to discern this as phishing, there are a few indicators:
2) If you hover your cursor over the link, you can see it does not go to a Washburn website:
3) The website that link directs you to does not have a washburn.edu address:
If you missed those indicators, it was very easy to miss the fact that this is not in fact a Washburn e-mail or website.
For more on identifying phishing e-mails, see these prior blog posts:Direct Deposit targeted via phishing emails:
Watch out for Phishing e-mails: