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Security - Example: Phishing Attempts 03.14.17

Examples of ways to identify a phishing attempt

How can I tell if a message is legit?

Be suspicious if any of these clues appear.

Part 1: The first message

Phish attempt message 03.14.17

Part 2: The second message that showed up later that day apparently from the same uwplatt account

Phishing attempt #2 03.14.17

Phishing attempt hover over URL

Part 3: The login page for both messages

Phish attempt login page 03.14.17

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:activate click here account space ip address fish   Doc ID:71742
Owner:Deb M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2017-03-15 08:41 CDTUpdated:2022-03-30 15:05 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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