Warnings About Emails Coming from Non-WKU Accounts

Issue/Question

I have started seeing my email messages tagged with one of the following messages, what are they?

** This message originates from outside WKU.  Always use caution following links. **

or

** This message originates from TopperMail.  Always use caution following links. **

Environment

  • WKU Exchange

Cause

On October 17, 2018, WKU ITS implemented a new feature with all WKU Exchange accounts. These messages are to alert users that the message originates from an account that does not end in @wku.edu so as to help promote cyber security through email. This feature cannot be disabled for individual users.

Details

Article ID: 3140
Created
Thu 10/18/18 12:21 PM
Modified
Thu 10/18/18 1:45 PM