Spam or phishing email is becoming more sophisticated. From time to time, you may receive an email requesting you to update your password or other confidential information. Often there is a link within this email which collects information such as passwords. The signature within this email may look official. The following is an example of a phishing email:
If you receive an email similar to this, one clue it is not legitimate is the sender’s email address. However, please err on the side of caution and contact the APS Help Desk at 28203 when you receive requests for confidential information.
Email communication sent by the APS Help Desk will originate firstname.lastname@example.org and the signature will always look like:
Thank you for your support.