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Examples of ways to identify a spear phishing attempt

How can I tell if a message is legit?

Be suspicious if ANY of these clues appear....

Part 1: The message

1. Appears to come from a trusted university source but does not have a uwplatt address
2. Hovering over the link reveals -- again -- it is not a uwplatt address
3. No subject
4. Brief message with a sense of urgency
5. Incomplete and/or unusual signature

Example of spear phishing attempt spoofing Dean Molly Gribb

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Keywordsfish spear phishing molly gribb dean   Doc ID90186
OwnerDeb M.GroupUW Platteville
Created2019-03-06 11:16:22Updated2024-01-05 10:23:15
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