One of the best things to do if you think you've been deceived by virtue of a hoax, phish, scam, or spoof is to change your password by clicking the "Change password" link below the Login button on any BYUI Login page. For more information, read on:
Hoax: An untrue, invalid, or outdated email message written to convince the recipient to send the message to others.
Scam: A scheme designed to defraud an individual or corporation. The agents typically promise a large return with little or no risk involved.
Phishing: Pronounced "fishing," the act of sending an e-mail to a user falsely claiming to be an established legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam the user into surrendering private information that will be used for identity theft.
Spoofing: To make a transmission appear to come from a user other than the user who performed the action.