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Phishing Attempts Continue

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We continue to see phishing attempts. Please note that you should always look at the FULL return email address. This is especially true if an email seems oddly worded.

These phishing attempts will have some “real” information, the name of a principal, the name of the school, the phone number of the school. However, the return email address will be different.

Previously, we posted tips on avoiding phishing scams. Those tips are still good.

Some reminders (if you didn’t read above), of what you can do to help protect yourself:

  • NEVER enter your user name and password into a Google Form
  • Always look at the actual email address the email comes from
  • Hover over a link, without clicking on it, to see what the URL is (hint: is probably not a link that you want to follow.