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Don't Open That Email: Watchung Hills and Other Local Schools Among Targets of Global Phishing Scam

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Don't Open That Email: Warren Schools Among Targets of Global Google Phishing Scam
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WARREN, NJ - This afternoon May 3, Warren Township Public Schools, Watchung Hills Regional High School and other local businesses were hit with what appears to be a widespread phishing attack affecting many internet accounts around the country. 

You may receive an email that will appear to be from a Warren student or staff member. The email will be addressed to hhhhhhh and you (the recipient) is bcc’ed on the email. In the body of the email is a shared document that, once opened, gives access to your account. Mark the email as spam and do not click on the shared document.

If you have clicked on the shared document in the email, it is recommended that you change your email password.

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This is a large phishing scam that is currently affecting many organizations around the globe including Warren.

To change your password Go to Settings>Accounts>Google Account Settings> Sign-In & Security. Scroll down and click on Password.

 

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