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Phishing Scams

Help Desk 570-408-HELP (T) 866-264-1462 (T)

ITS has received multiple reports regarding circulation of emails about “Note” These are phishing attempts. Phishing is an attempt to get personal and sensitive information from you via emails.
 
Wilkes University’s Information Technology Services will never request passwords or personal information via email.

A Wilkes email account is_spam@wilkes.edu has been created to aid in identifying potential threats.  Please continue to forward any questionable emails to is_spam@wilkes.edu and refrain from responding to any message you are not certain is genuine.  

The campus community will be advised of new threats as they are identified.  Please contact the Help Desk at x4357 or 1-866-1462 with any questions or concerns.

Below, we've included a variety of resources to help you prepare against Phishing Scams.
  • Click here to view an FAQ of what you need to know about Phishing Scams
  • Click here to see a comparison of a Wilkes IT Emails and a Phishing Email
  • Click here to view Phishing Information Resources
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