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Debunking Email Scams

The items listed below are examples of recent phishing or other fake email scams that are being circulated.

Delete the message. Do not reply to it. Do not click on any links in it.

Subject: URGENT

July 1, 2014

At around 5:00 PM on Tuesday, July 1, many people at Drexel received an email title "Urgent". The message asked users to click a link to change their passwords. The message is a fake! Do not click the link. The "From" address is in Brazil, the message does not look like a normal Drexel official or special message, and the copyright date in the footer is from 2012.

Screenshot of Email

July 1 fake

If you already clicked the link...

If you already clicked the link and provided your account and password, you must change your password again, because outsiders have it and may abuse it. In such a case, you must change your password using legitimate Drexel-provided sites.

For university-level accounts and passwords (usually provided by IRT), visit

For college-level accounts and passwords, visit the website where you normally manage that such accounts. Here is a partial list of those sites; more will be added as the information is provided to IRT.

College or School Password-changing site
(Sign in, then click on the “gear” icon at the top right and select “change password” from the drop down menu.)
(Only usable if you signed up for the password management portal.)