Eventually, a phishing email will show up in your inbox. It happens to everyone.
An email claims to be from your bank, the IRS or the ECU IT Department or Help Desk. You may be asked to log in or provide your personal information. The message looks legitimate, but it’s really a trick to obtain your login credentials and other personal information.
Follow these tips to protect yourself:
If you receive a suspected phishing email, here’s what to do:
Taking the time to report a phishing email or a spam email helps ECU better protect all users. To report a suspected phishing email, please forward the message to email@example.com.
To learn more about phishing, visit the Federal Trade Commission.