PHISHING SCAM TARGETING STUDENTS – MAY 2020

Alert Date: 
05/26/2020
Alert Status: 
Current
Message: 

As a reminder, a phishing email appears to be a legitimate email from Penn State that scams the email recipient to surrender their login credentials, private or financial information.

Please beware of any emails requesting that you provide your login/private or financial information by email. Phishing scams can have serious financial consequences if you surrender your login credentials/information. 

PENN STATE WILL NEVER ASK YOU FOR YOUR PASSWORD, SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, OR OTHER SENSITIVE INFORMATION VIA EMAIL. 

For more information and guidance please visit the Penn State’s Office of Information Security at: https://security.psu.edu/phishing/

Sincerely,

Office of the Bursar

www.bursar.psu.edu