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Phishing Scam Email Claims to be from Human Resources

News from April 11, 2016

Please be aware of a phishing scam email that claims to be from Human Resources. This scam has been reported to ISC and they will take appropriate action.

The subject line of the scam email is "FY16 Salary Raise Details."

As always, exercise caution when working with or submitting sensitive information. Remember that no legitimate business will request your Social Security number via email.

If you receive an email message that looks even slightly suspicious, contact your school or center’s Local Support Provider (https://www.isc.upenn.edu/facultystaff-support-directory) for assistance.

ISC Security hosts a site containing an archive of all known phishing scams on campus, which can be accessed here:

http://www.upenn.edu/computing/security/phish/

If you have any questions about what phishing is and how to detect a phishing scam, please visit the link below:

http://www.upenn.edu/computing/security/advisories/phishing.php