We’ve heard about a recent uptick in phishing e-mails (e-mail designed to get you to reveal usernames and passwords) targeting university students, faculty, and staff. Once the attacker gains access to an account, they may attempt to alter direct-deposit information to steal funds. Student refunds and financial aid may be at risk if account credentials are compromised. Please see the links below for what to watch out for and what you can do if you are concerned your MyWashburn account may have been compromised.
Identifying Phishing E-mails
Identifying Altered Direct Deposit Information
Help, I think I’ve fallen for a scam!
Additionally, we’re coming up on tax season, which is prime-time for a number of scams, be vigilant about unexpected messages related to your taxes:
Fake Tax Notices
IRS Tax Scam Consumer Alerts
Assistant Director – ITS Systems and Network Services &
IT Security Officer
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621