What to Do If You Give Your Personal Information to a Phisher

Choose actions based on the information you revealed and how that information can be used.

Act Now

Your username and/or Password

  • Immediately notify the school’s IT Department  so they can change your school password
  • Immediately change your password. If you use this password on other accounts, change those to new unique passwords now.


Your Bank or Credit Card Account Number, Password or PIN

  • Call the bank’s hotline, usually printed on the back of your bank card, and report the incident.
  • If you have transferred money to a phisher, report  the incident to your  local police.
  • Inspect your statements carefully for signs of account misuse.
  • Determine if you want to put a lock on your credit records. This will keep anyone from opening a new account.
  • Go to your bank’s online website and look for information about fraud, phishing or identity theft.  Find out what your bank expects you to do.

Your Social Security Number

Still need help?

Contact the School’s IT Department

Cayman Prep & High School

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Cayman Prep & High School, PO Box 10013, Grand Cayman KY1-1001, Cayman Islands