Don’t Get Hooked By Phishing

Phishing is a tactic used by hackers and cyber-criminals to steal your personal info through corrupt or fraudulent emails. Student Affairs IT takes phishing very seriously and we have provided tips for detecting these types of emails.

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Tips for Success

Here’s how you can avoid taking the bait:

  • Don’t click on anything that makes you suspicious
  • Don’t open an email if you do not recognize the sender
  • Look for basic spelling and grammatical errors in emails
  • Hover over a link it to see the URL before opening it
  • Forward any suspicious emails to


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