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Holiday phishing scams

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A message from WFU Information Systems

It’s the holiday season but there are scrooges among us trying to ruin this festive time of year with new phishing scams.

Be mindful when replying to emails, texts, or phone calls. Verify information is coming directly from a reputable source by confirming:

  • There are no typos in the message
  • The phone number/email address is associated with a real organization
  • The URL does not have any extra characters (o001cfedeex [.] com instead of fedex.com)
  • Avoid links and attachments associated with emails or SMS messaging

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