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Notice of Fraudulent Email Messages Targeting Universities

FBI warning of fraudulent email messages

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security have released a joint intelligence bulletin to alert university students, faculty and staff of possible “phishing” email messages targeting personal information.

One email concerns a “Work from home” scam, and the other is a “University employee payroll scam.”

Details of these fraudulent emails are availableĀ on the website of The National Center for Campus Public Safety at:

Should you receive either of these email messages, or any message requesting your password, financial information, or other sensitive personal data, please do not respond.

For more information, please contact the Office of Information Technology Help Desk at (208) 426-4357, or email helpdesk@boisestate.edu.