It’s the first day of Autumn Quarter and also the start of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. By knowing about potential threats, you can help protect yourself and the University community.

A common tactic cybercriminals use is phishing, which is sending a legitimate-looking email that appears to come from a trustworthy organization or website but is really an attempt to gather personal and financial information from a recipient.

If you think you’ve received a phishing email, do not respond to it, open attachments, or click any links in the message. Instead, report it to You can visit the Information Security website to see the latest phishing emails reported to and addressed by IT Services.

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