Tech Tip Tuesday: How to Avoid Phishing

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by Kristie Burk

Thank you to Alicia Liermann, DASD Senior Applications Software Support Specialist, for sending along this great article with 10 tips for spotting a phishing email.

“Phishing” is a fraudulent email disguised as a message from a trustworthy, reputable source. The aim of the email is to try to get the user to disclose financial or otherwise personal information.  These types of email tend to increase around the holiday season.

Check out the article and be on the lookout!


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