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Be Alert for "Honor Society" Phishing Scam

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If you receive an email congratulating you on being accepted to the (non-existent) University's Honor Society, please report it as a phish. 

 

Like any phishing attempt, it's easy to spot the tell-tale signs if you know what to look for. Poor grammar, odd phraseology - plus, of course, a request for money are all indications that an email is probably not what it purports to be - despite the fake McAfee Secure stamp.

If you receive this email, please use the Gmail feedback system to report the message as a phish. Just click on the down arrow at the top right of the message to open up the drop-down menu and then click on the Report phishing option. The more people who do this, the faster the phisher will be stopped.

Read more about how HSU works to protect you against phishing attacks and other cybersecurity threats - and how you can help.

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