Tell us about suspicious messages
If you think you've received a phishing email, speak up! By letting IT and the community know about potential attacks, you help everyone prepare and protect themselves.
Learn more below:
- How do I report a suspicious email?
- What do I do if I fall for a phish?
- How else can I help raise awareness?
How do I report a suspicious email?
If you suspect that an email is malicious or untrustworthy, forward the email to firstname.lastname@example.org. When possible, include the email headers in your message when you forward email to email@example.com.
What do I do if I fall for a phish?
If you think you've fallen for a phishing email, let the University (or another organization, if appropriate) know about it immediately. IT can help you protect your UDelNet account, your data, and your devices from attackers.
Don't be afraid to tell us if you think something is wrong. Don't risk a hacker exploiting your account, stealing your data, or taking control of your device.
How else can I help raise awareness?
Awareness is our community's best defense against phishing attacks. Be vigilant for attacks on your account, data, and devices and warn the community if you see anything suspicious.
- Follow the Secure UD Threat Alerts blog.
Secure UD Threat Alerts highlights phishing attacks and other concerns affecting the University community. For more information about current phishing attacks, check Secure UD Threat Alerts and follow UD IT on Twitter at @ITatUD for the latest updates.
- Complete your Secure UD Training.
Employees enrolled in Secure UD Training can learn more about phishing and other cyber threats and best practices by completing their Secure UD Training. If you want to learn even more, you can request additional training modules that interest you.
- Be a resource for others.
If you see a supicious email, warn others by forwarding it to firstname.lastname@example.org and letting your coworkers, IT Professionals, and others know about it.