Computer Services Centre

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

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Phishing Warning

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Phishing Warning 


  • Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails pretending to be from reputable sources to steal passwords or sensitive personal or financial information or to install malware on the target’s computer.
  • It is common for attackers to make it seem like the message is coming from the IT department of the institute.
  • Even if you receive emails that appear to have come from IIT Delhi official or System Admin Computer Services Center, IIT Delhi account asking for userid or password, for any reason. You are not supposed to give any information.
  • As per implementation of IIT Delhi network usage policy, your account will be suspended for a minimum period of one month if your account generates spam. It is end user’s responsibility to ensure that your account does not generate spam.