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Security - Example: Phishing Attempt 03.09.16

Examples of ways to identify a phishing attempt

How can I tell this message is not legitimate?

 Tips  Message
General greeting, no punctuation

Grammatical error, missing word

Grammatical errors, missing words

Missing punctuation; hovering cursor over link shows non-Microsoft URL

NOT the proper name of the ITS Help Desk
NOT signed by an ITS staff member
 Dear User
 Your email has encountered error on our internal server.
 We urge you resolve this as soon as possible to avoid email account suspension.
 Click here to resolve now
 Support Team
 University of Wisconsin-Platteville

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Keywords:phish account error spoof office 365 microsoft fish   Doc ID:61763
Owner:Deb M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2016-03-09 10:05 CDTUpdated:2022-03-30 15:05 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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