Phishing scams and malware targeting SCS and personal email accounts are on the rise again. Malicious emails can damage computers, servers, files and more. They can also potentially put your sensitive personal information at risk.
The latest scams have been imitating school administrator accounts, but there have been others in the past. Generally, these types of emails to your SCS email account contain an external sender address, meaning the subject line will say “EXTERNAL." There will also be a disclaimer in the body of the email saying it’s external.
Below are additional ways to detect potentially harmful external email messages: