• Email phishing attacks

    All leaders  

    City Schools’ email servers have been experiencing increased “phishing” attacks. Please ensure that all staff members delete all suspicious email messages and avoid opening attachments from unknown sources.

    Phishing attacks are attempts to steal personal information, such as usernames and passwords. These messages can appear to come from legitimate email accounts that are actually fraudulent. Recent phishing messages have included text such as

    This is your last warning. You will not be able to receive or send mail in the next 8 hours. Click here to increase your Outlook mail box quota limit.

    Your SD has exceeded its storage limit. CLICK HERE and click on FINISH to get more space or you won’t be able to send mail.

    Please ensure staff members watch this video, which outlines various fraudulent emails that City Schools is receiving and steps to take to ensure security and smooth operation of district email service.