Be aware of the phishing email with the Subject: URGENT: Validate your account from Technical Support
Do not respond or take action on this phishing message other than deleting the message. Phishing is an attempt to criminally and fraudulently acquire private information, such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by masquerading as trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Rice OIT will never ask for your User ID or password via email.
If you suspect that you have received one of these messages and need assistance in disposing of the message or if you accidentally responded to the phishing message, contact the Help Desk: firstname.lastname@example.org or 713.348.4357.