Various York University community members have received a phishing email which is coming from a masqueraded YorkU email address: SharePoint <HR@yorku.ca>. The email has the appearance of a SharePoint document that is being shared with the user and a description which states "yorku.ca May salary payment approval list by the Board Of Directors. Please review and keep for your records." The fake document is named 'Board Approved_payroll' and there is an external malicious link to Open it.
The email can safely be deleted. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions regarding this or related scams/phishing.
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For general guidance to help protect yourself from phishing and other cyber threats, please see: https://infosec.yorku.ca/cybersecurityawareness/