Information security alert: email phishing scam

A malicious email was sent to members of the Wake Forest computing community. This most recent phishing email scam message content was related to updating your Wake Forest User Preferences. It asked recipients to click on a link to provide account information. As a reminder, Wake Forest Information Systems will never ask for your account information in this manner.

Did You Get This Email and Click On The Link?

Change your password immediately, delete the message and then contact us at  ext. 4357.

Know What to Look for in Email Scams

Go to the official Wake Forest Information Security Web site ( for an example of what to look for the next time you get a suspicious email.

If you have any questions, contact Information Systems via email ( or at 336.758.4357 (HELP).