ITS Phishing Newsletter | September 2020

September 16, 2020


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Phishing Report
Good catches

It is important to always be on the lookout for potential phishing attacks. See below for examples we've seen at UK over the last month, including hints that can help you recognize a phishing email.


Never open files shared with you from an unexpected or unknown sender
Very little context and suspicious links

Did You Know?
October is National Cybsersecurity Awareness Month. Be on the lookout for social media posts with #NCSAM and #CyberSafeCats.


Visit our #CyberSafeCats website to learn more about phishing at www.uky.edu/its/phishing. There you will find:

  • Recently reported phishing attacks
  • How to detect a potential scam
  • How to access training in myUK Learning
  • How to report a phishing attack
  • Phishing Tips for social media

We appreciate your assistance as we work together to curtail the spread of phishing.

For 24/7 immediate assistance, please contact ITS Customer Services at 859-218-HELP (4357) or visit the Technology Help Center @ techhelpcenter.uky.edu. For assistance with non-urgent matters, email 218help@uky.edu.