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
Message #2: Part time Pet walker/Pet sitter Needed. Pay is $300 weekly.
- This message is riddled with punctuation and spelling errors from the subject to the very end.
- Do you know this person?
- Would this student have access to your email address?
- If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.