IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW

November 3, 2016

Learn more about phishing at UW

No Phishing sign

Learn more about the difference between spam and phishing, see recent examples, and find out how to report a phish that specifically targets the UW, on the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) website. Go to the CISO Phishing Examples page, which includes links to other phishing resources. Phishing emails are deceptive tactics used by cyber criminals to get you to divulge your personal information or login credentials, resulting in identity theft and posing a persistent threat to UW data.