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Report phishing emails easily from your UNB email starting Oct. 16

Author: IT Service Desk

Posted on Oct 15, 2019

Category: News and Notices

Starting Wednesday, Oct. 16, as part of cybersecurity awareness month at UNB, there will be a new ‘Report a Phish’ button in your UNB email* to make it easier to report suspicious emails to the IT Service Desk.

*if you use the Outlook web app (accessed via the email link in your myUNB Portal) or the Outlook desktop client.

If you receive an email that seems “phishy,” simply click the ‘Report a Phish’ button, provide any additional details or comments in the menu, then click “Report Email.”

What is a phish?

A phish is a malicious email that tries to infect your device with malware or trick you into giving your personal information (like your login ID and password) by clicking a link or opening an attachment. 

What will happen after I report a phish?

If it’s a real phish or turns out to be a legitimate email, someone from the IT Service Desk will follow up with you.

If it’s a simulated phish from UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron), you’ll receive an email from Beauceron letting you know your cybersecurity risk score has improved.

Learn about other ways to get involved in cybersecurity awareness month at UNB (and win UNB swag!):

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