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Security - Example: Phishing attempt 06.16.17

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 Message

Message clues

Part 2: The Link

Link clues

Part 3: The Login Page

Form clues

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:verify form logo email link login uwplatt misuse security fish   Doc ID:74111
Owner:Deb M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2017-06-16 11:26 CDTUpdated:2019-07-23 12:32 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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