What is Phish Alarm? Phish Alarm is a tool that is available to all users at UCSF. With the click of a button, users can report a phishing or malicious message. As described here, the Report Phish button is available for both PC and Mac Outlook clients as well as on Outlook Web Access (email.ucsf.edu) and the Outlook Mobile App.
New Phishing Threats
Please note that this is not an all inclusive list of all of the phishing threats but rather ones that are typical of current threats and the ones you are more likely to see. Be diligent with all communications. Sep 2023: Phishing Lure Uses Potential Employment Status Theme
Protect UCSF and Myself from Phishing and Other Similar Scams
See the Red Flags from The latest UCSF Phishing Campaign Information you need to know WHAT YOU SHOULD DO IF YOU RECEIVE A RANDOM EMAIL OR CALL THAT ASKS FOR YOUR PRIVATE INFORMATION:
- Technical Partner
Dec 2022: Phish Alarm-Themed Lures Used in Credential Phishing Attacks
Threat Alert: What to Watch For Cybercriminals have launched phishing attacks claiming to originate from a company help desk team.
Avoid Being Phished - Quick Tips
How can I avoid phishing attacks? Phishing messages are becoming more targeted, sophisticated and even harder to recognize. Look for signs of phishing These include emails with suspicious links or attachments, plus:
Sep 2023: Phishing Lure Uses Potential Employment Status Theme
Threat Alert: Employment Status-Themed Phishing Lures Cybercriminals have launched a series of phishing attacks using concerns over the recipient’s employment status legality as a lure. The lures contain a link purportedly related to employment status documentation. Key Actions (at Work and at Home)
Sep 2023: Credential Phishing Lure Imitates SharePoint and Financial Institution
Threat Alert: Lure Spoofs SharePoint and Financial Institution Cybercriminals have launched a series of phishing attacks imitating a financial institution. The lures use an alleged credit card transaction dispute as a theme. While the emails claim to come from a financial institution, the email sending address does not match the email domain of the spoofed financial organization.
See Something Phishy or Strange? Use Phish Alarm to Report Potential Phish and Contact the IT Service Desk or UCSF Police for Other Security Incidents
IT security incidents can originate almost anywhere in an organization due to the myriad of methods used by criminals to steal and disrupt UC Institutional