Search related to Phishing

Showing 1 - 10 of 21 results
November 7, 2019

November 8, 2019

Security awareness is a very important component of the University’s IT strategy. Every year October is celebrated as “Cyber Security Awareness” month. However, cybersecurity is not just a one-month thing - we have to be diligent and aware all year long to remain cyber secure.

February 11, 2019


February 8, 2019

November 7, 2018

November 9, 2018


You will start seeing short links pointing to in campus communications very soon and they can be trusted.

November 7, 2018



Phishing is one of the most common methods for cyber criminals to access your personal information.  They lure you into clicking on links to malicious content, try to convince you to share your password, or try to infect your system with malware. The people who do this pose as representatives of trusted, well-known organizations, and ask for information that will allow them to impersonate their victims.

October 2, 2017

Phishing Email

October 1, 2017

Cybercriminals use phishing—a type of social engineering—to manipulate people into doing what they want. Social engineering is at the heart of all phishing attacks, especially those conducted via e-mail. Technology makes phishing easy. Setting up and operating a phishing attack is fast, inexpensive, and low risk: any cybercriminal with an e-mail address can launch one.

September 29, 2017

GryphReaper impersonation on University of Guelph ID card

September 29, 2017

September 11, 2017

October 6, 2017

Chances are if a job offer looks too good to be is!  Ever year job offer scams make the rounds attempting to trick students into providing their personal information and ultimately scam them out of their money. 

How the Scam Works

Step 1 - Initial Contact 

August 3, 2017


August 4th, 2017

Phishing has gone mobile! Malicious phishing messages sent out via SMS are often referred to as 'smishing', and it is on the rise.