Phishing: Don’t Take the Bait!

Phishing is when you receive an email that imitates a site you trust, like your bank, social network, or FIU, but has a link to a fake website created to steal your personal information.

Attempts are on the rise – protect your information! Remember: no IT representative at FIU will ever ask you for sensitive information (like your Social Security Number) or password in an email. If you receive a suspicious-looking email, do not click on any links and forward it to

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