Security - Example: Phishing attempts 02.05.19

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....

Message #1: Important Message from University Admin


Phishing example "from university admin"

Message #2: Part time Pet walker/Pet sitter Needed. Pay is $300 weekly.

Phishing example "pet walker"


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