Payroll Phishing Scam

A phishing email scam is targeting University of Illinois employees. If you received this message, please delete it immediately. Do not reply to it, and do not click on any links found in this email.

If you received this email, and you clicked on a link or provided information (like your NetID and password), please contact the Technology Services Help Desk (217-244-7000) immediately. 

If you provided your information, you should also reset your password and your employee PIN. If your direct deposit information was changed, please make a note of what it was changed to, before changing it back.

The email in question looks like the one below. Technology Services redacted the malicious links and bogus email address.

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From: Payroll Department [BOGUS ACCOUNT]
Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 9:22 AM
Subject: Message from Payroll Department

Your Pay Advice is now ready for online review on NESSIE Employee

Self-Service: [MALICIOUS LINK WHICH APPEARED TO BE CORRECT]

If you have any questions, please contact your Payroll Department.

PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS MESSAGE. IT WAS SENT FROM AN AUTOMATED SYSTEM AND REPLIES WILL NOT BE ANSWERED.

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