Phishing is an email scam that tries to deceive consumers into disclosing personal information including credit card or bank account info, Social Security numbers or passwords.
Warning: Do not explore links or email addresses in the examples shown here as these are real-life examples. If you received a phishing email, forward it to phishing AT_TOWSON then delete.
Phishing email scams can convey a sense of urgency, claim to be from a business or organization that you may be involved with at work or school and often impersonate TU communications. Look for these red flags in emails. If you notice them, or are unsure about the legitimacy of an email, forward it to phishing AT_TOWSON then delete.
Protect yourself and the campus by avoiding fake login pages. Look for these 3 items before entering login credentials. You are TU's best line of defense - think before you click!
Spam is unsolicited junk email, normally with advertising content. This bulk email is usually sent to a list gathered by legal or illegal means from subscribers to a website distribution list. Here's how to avoid it:
If you've received a spam email, don't respond - simply delete it.