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Phishing Scams

One of the most frequent threats to your computer accounts  and university data come from phishing scams. Fraudulent email messages and telephone calls try to trick you into giving them your username and password. The articles below will help you learn to recognize email phishing tricks of the trade. When a phishing email is reported that appears to have been delivered to many WWU mailboxes, we block any remote hosts that are linked to from the email message. Then we check to see if anyone clicked the link before it was blocked, so we can help them change their password and secret question answers. Below you will find examples of recent phishing scams that were sent to hundreds of WWU mailboxes.

See also:
How to Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Emails 
How to Recognize and Report Job Offer Scams
Recognize Fake IRS Messages and Scholarship Scams
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