January 15, 2020

Beware of phishing emails asking for W-2 information

Learn how to protect yourself from cybercriminals who try to steal an employee’s login credentials so that they can download Wage and Tax Statements (Form W-2). They then can use the W-2 information to electronically file a fraudulent federal income tax return in the employee’s name. By changing the bank account number, the cybercriminals receive the refund. Fortunately, your vigilance and Duo, the UW’s two-factor authentication system, can play a pivotal role in protecting employee data.

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December 10, 2019

Graduating in December? Remember to migrate personal files and email

Department of Economics Graduation

Before you leave the UW, set up a private email account and forward any personal mail or personal files from your UW account to your private account. Keep in mind that computing services, including U Drive, UW Gmail (in UW G Suite) and UW Exchange Online (in UW Office 365), expire on the 10th day…