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A widespread email phishing attempt is targeting many NIU email addresses today. These emails are not legitimate and should be deleted. For more information, call (815) 753-8100 or email [email protected]
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Recently, several variations of phishing emails have been tricking students, faculty and staff into thinking the email is from NIU. The email states that you must validate your NIU account information by clicking on a link or you will be blocked from your account. DO NOT CLICK ON THE LINK. This email is not from...
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NIU GroupWise users must exercise caution today. An email phishing scam with the subject line “Message Northern Illinois University” is showing up in many mailboxes. DO NOT CLICK ON THAT LINK. It is an attempt to get your credentials. Those users who have clicked on the link should contact the ITS Help Desk at (815)...
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A current phishing email is asking NIU GroupWise users for their email addresses, user names, passwords and birth dates. Do NOT reply to this email. NIU will NEVER ask you for your password. If you replied to this e-mail, call the Helpdesk at (815) 753-8100. Do NOT forward to [email protected] Abuse has an adequate number...