November 21, 2023
Quick tips to avoid phishing scams
Never open emails or click on links in emails that come from unknown sources
Hover over links in emails with your mouse to see if you are being re-directed outside of the university domain
Never provide your network credentials (NetID or password) to any source via email
Verify requests to purchase gift cards, products, or services with your personal funds in exchange for reimbursement
Always verify changes to wire transfer and vendor payment instructions
How can you spot a phishing email?
Check out these telltale signs from an actual phishing email.
Beware of smishing attempts
Smishing is when cybercriminals attempt to steal personal information through fraudulent text messages. Find out how you can protect yourself.