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Free coffee and donut for students who update their signUM email account!

October 15, 2018 — 
Information Services and Technology will offer a free coffee and donut to every student who uses the Mobile Service Desk to update their signUM email account on October 23 and 24.

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All clear on morning safety alert

July 16, 2018 — 
An all clear has been given after a safety alert was issued July 16 morning

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How to spot a phishing email

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How to catch a phish

May 8, 2018 — 
Cybercriminals use phishing emails to manipulate people into doing what they want, including providing personal information such as banking or identification records. Because of this element of manipulating human emotions, phishing is considered a kind of social engineering.

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Phishing email simulation summary infographic

Information Services and Technology

Phishing for fraud prevention

March 28, 2018 — 
Recently, Information Security & Compliance sent all U of M employees a simulated phishing email during National Fraud Prevention Month in March. The simulated phishing email pretended to be from the university’s payroll department and contained the subject line, “Important notice regarding your tax information.”

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