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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 helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.  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 07:41 CSTUpdated:2018-07-03 17:52 CST
Sites:UW Platteville
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