Information Security Advisory
ITS Security Office – BGSU  8/23/2010 

Fraudulent email appearing to be from BGSU. DO NOT CLICK ON AN INCLUDED LINKS!

Systems Affected
All BGSU email users.

Overview
There are recent reports of an email appearing to be from BGSU regarding student loans.

An example can be found on the ITS Fraud Notification website.

If you receive on of these email messages, DO NOT CLICK ON ANY INCLUDED LINKS!

Recommendations
As a reminder it is important to carefully review email that appears to originate from BGSU.

Legitimate BGSU messages do not request personal information via email!


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