How to Spot a Phishing Scam (Revised)

May 6, 2021

We have updated our article on detecting phishing scams to include more recent scamming trends and helpful hints. By re-visiting this page, you will learn about the commonalities between many of the most popular phishing attacks and how to proceed if you have replied to one. The new article is located at Spot A Phishing Scam.

University Systems and Networking is always fine tuning our email system’s rules to ensure that as many phishing email scams as possible are blocked before they reach our community. Despite our best efforts, a limited number of phishing emails will always make it through our defenses and arrive to your Inbox. Once this happens, we rely on the an educated and aware community to act as our final line of defense. 

We strongly recommend viewing this page and familiarizing yourself with the information provided. Thank you for your continued vigilance. If you have any questions, please contact the University Technical Assistance Center at (973)-443-8822.

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