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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 1, 2019 — 
Cyber Security Awareness Month is an internationally recognized campaign held each October to inform the public of the importance of cyber security.

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Did you click the link?

May 21, 2019 — 
Information Security & Compliance sent all U of M employees a simulated phishing email during National Fraud Prevention Month in March. Last year, the same phishing simulation was used. And like last year, the 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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Staff and students at U of M are cyber aware

November 26, 2018 — 
Thank you to all who participated in Cyber Awareness Month activities. 1,665 staff and students viewed UM Learn Phishing Module. Congratulations to the iPad Draw and Poster Contest winners...

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National Fraud Awareness Month – Phishing Education

April 28, 2017 — 
At the end of March, as part of National Fraud Awareness Month, Security Services, sent all employees a simulated phishing email that imitated a real attack.

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Phishing attacks: Identifying malicious links in your email

October 4, 2016 — 
Things to watch for

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Phishing alert: When in doubt, toss it out!

August 2, 2016 — 
Phishing is the practice luring unsuspecting Internet users to fake websites by using authentic-looking emails with attachments or links to web sites in an attempt to steal passwords, financial or personal information, or introduce virus attacks

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Phishing: If you suspect deceit, hit delete

September 22, 2015 — 
You might be getting scammed through your email. Here’s how to avoid it, and how to report it

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