The Steuben County Department of Social Services recently received a report from an
individual of potential Phishing after the person submitted an application online
through MYBenefits.ny.gov, the State has been notified.
County DSS officials report they will not email an individual without prior notification and advise all
individuals to be cautious with emails and links in those emails. Emails from the local district or the state will contain SteubenCountyNY.gov or ny.gov in the address, DSS officials reported. The potential Phishing email is attached.