Training Tip: Avoid Email Scams

IT Services has been monitoring an active, persistent scam that is targeting staff at the University as well as many other institutions. These types of email scams use messaging to press a recipient to act quickly, usually asking the recipient to purchase gift cards...

Training Tip: Don’t Get Scared by Email Scams

This Halloween, don’t get scared by phishing emails using trickery to try to get your information. Simply ignore and delete these messages. If you’re unsure, forward the message as an attachment to security@uchicago.edu. One example of this is an email scam that has...

Training Tip: Identify and Report Phishing Emails

October is 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 a fraudulent email that appears to come from a legitimate source...