MDCH Warns Residents to Avoid Fraudulent E-Mails
Referencing CDC-sponsored State Vaccination Program
Phishing emails are a scam, attempts to obtain personal information
The CDC has NOT implemented a state vaccination program requiring registration on www.cdc.gov. These emails are a scam and residents are asked to ignore and delete them.
Users that click on the embedded link in the email are at risk of having a malicious code installed on their system. The OCISO reminds users to take the following steps to reduce the risk of being a victim of a phishing attack:
- Do not follow unsolicited links and do not open or respond to unsolicited email messages.
- Use caution when visiting un-trusted Web sites.
- Use caution when entering personal information online.
For more information, please visit www.cdc.gov/hoaxes_rumors.html