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Beware of Phishing Attacks

“Phishing” is a very common type of cyber-attack. Phishing attacks can take many forms, but they all share a common goal - getting you to disclose sensitive information.

  • Be careful of emails requesting you to verify your log in detailsITD will never ask you to do this via email
  • Do not click on links or attachments from unknown senders. Be especially wary of compressed or executable file types
  • Do not provide any sensitive or personal information over email to unsolicited callers
  • Check email senders address for suspicious or misleading domain names (eg.
  • If you cannot tell if an email is legitimate Do Not Open It.