Recent Phishing Attempt

Recent Phishing Attempt - 2018-07-12

On July 12th an email was sent to members of the NJIT community purporting to come from NJIT president Dr. Joel Bloom. This email is a phishing attempt asking recipients to open an attachment which then prompts users for their NJIT username and password.

Steps have been taken to block access to the site from the NJIT network but the email message and attachment may still appear in Webmail by Google.

If you are the recipient of this email do not click on any links or attachments in this email.

Cyber security is our shared responsibility, Always STOP, THINK before you click or respond to any type of electronic communication.

Visit the following link for additional information on how to spot a phishing email. scams/

If you have any questions about NJIT's cyber security efforts, or need to report an incident, please contact the IST Service Desk at 973-596-2900 or


Last Updated: November 9, 2018