General - Information about phishing/scam e-mails

Information About Scam/Phising Emails.


Scam - A dishonest scheme; a fraud.

Phishing - The activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial or other sensitive account information by posing as a legitimate company

What you need to know:

NEVER give out your HuronTel username and password to anyone.

• HuronTel will never ask you to ‘upgrade’ your email account or ask for your username/password via email.

• Nobody from ‘Microsoft’ will ever call you regarding ‘problems with your computer’. This is a scam to gain access to your computer for malicious purposes.

• If you think that something you’ve received is a scam or are unsure please contact support at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 519-395-3800 x2.