Phishing and spam emails continue to appear in campus email. Please don't reply to them or click on any links!
Despite all our warnings, HSU faculty, staff, and students are still clicking on and/or responding to fraudulent email messages. When you do this, you are handing your HSU User Name and Password over to the scammers, who then use them to generate even more fraudulent email. The more they do this, the likelier they are to hit gold - access to banking and credit card information, social security numbers, health insurance data - all of which they can sell for a lot of money.
It is VITALLY important that you keep your HSU User Name and Password safe and NEVER share it with anyone.
HSU will never ask you to provide your password, social security number, or any other personal information by email. If in doubt, do NOT respond to suspicious email, and do NOT click on any links in suspicious emails. Make use of the Gmail and Outlook spam and phishing reporting tools and forward suspicious email to email@example.com.
Any of the following characteristics is a potential indicator of a fraudulent email:
If you have any questions or concerns regarding fraudulent email offers or warnings, please contact the Technology Help Desk or call (707) 826-HELP (4357). You can also find more information about spam and phishing emails on the ITS website.