Security Alert –

There is a commercial site,, that asks users to enter their Penn State Access Account ID and password in order to invite classmates to join. If a user provides their credentials, the site takes possession of their credentials and tries to authenticate with Angel on their behalf and send the invite.

This is a violation of University policy AD-20; users should refrain from using this site because it captures and uses Penn State Access Account data.

If you have already provided your credentials to, you should browse to ( and change your Access Account password immediately.

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