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IT Alert: Phishing Email | Subject: Your Address Has Been Changed

Posted: 16:30:22, Friday, Dec 1, 2017   Expiration: 01:02:29, Friday, Dec 8, 2017

An email sent posing as from the HR Services Department

Subject: Your Address Has Been Changed with a fake link to Esther.

Do not respond to this phishing email and delete it.

If you inadvertently responded to this email, change your password. 

Take these steps to minimize any damage if you suspect that you've  responded to a phishing scam with personal or financial information 
or  entered this information into a fake website.
  • Change the passwords or PINs on all your online accounts that you think could be compromised.
  • Place a fraud alert on your credit reports. Check with your bank or financial advisor if you're not sure how to do this.
  • Contact the bank or the online merchant directly. Do not follow the link in the fraudulent email.
  • If you know of any accounts that were accessed or opened fraudulently, close those accounts.
  • Routinely review your bank and credit card statements monthly for unexplained charges or inquiries that you didn't initiate.

If you have any concerns, please don’t hesitate to email:  helpdesk@rice.edu

-- Rice U: Diane Yee

Created: 17:02:06, Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 (by Diane Y.)
Updated: 01:02:30, Friday, Dec 8, 2017 (by Diane Y.)