Warning: Account Security – SPAM Emails

Duke IT has noticed an increase in faculty and staff receiving spam or ‘phishing’ email messages from various parts of the world. Phishing is an attempt to acquire sensitive information (e.g. usernames, passwords, credit card information, etc) by misleading as a trustworthy entity. If you feel you have received such an email, please do the following so that Security can actually determine the source of the message:

  1. Compose a new email message to security@duke.edu with a subject line of “Phishing Email”
  2. Drag a copy of the suspect message from their Inbox to the new email message – this adds it as an attachment
  3. Send

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