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Phishing Scams Targeting the UMN

What Are We Doing About Phishing?

Check the University Information Security blog at http://z.umn.edu/phishing to keep up to date on spear phishing targeting University accounts.

On report of phishing attempts – 

  • We block the phisher return email addresses.
  • If a website is used to collect replies, we notify the website administrators that their services are being misused or have been compromised.
  • We block access from the University network to phisher websites.
  • We notify other schools about reported phisher addresses and websites.
  • We work to tune our rules that flag phishing email as spam.
IF you or anyone receive a phishing email that targets University email ACCOUNTS, REPORT it to