The online safety and security of the University of Guelph community is our top priority. One of the most common methods for cyber criminals to access your personal information is through email phishing scams, where they attempt to lure you into clicking on a link or opening an attachment, try to convince you to share your identity information (e.g. passwords), or try to infect your system with malware.
If you receive a suspected a phishing attempt:
I would like to know if you can process an international transfer to United kingdom today?
Let me know so I can send the bank details for the transfer
Sent: June 15, 2018 8:17 PM
Reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Subject: Package for you
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Subject: Guelph Semester Report
University of Guelph - February Semester Report
Content : guelph.pdf (Protected)
Subject: JOB OFFER
Subject : Tutor