Scammers are getting smarter. Learn how to identify and avoid phishing attempts with these tips.
Be wary of emails saying that your MIT password has expired.
Here are some things you can do to ensure you see more of the email messages you want and fewer of the ones you don’t.
Exercise caution when handling any email that appears to be from the IRS.
Exercise caution when handling any email with a COVID-19-related subject line, attachment, or hyperlink. Be wary of social media pleas, texts, or calls related to the virus.
Everyone at MIT should do these things to secure their digital devices and information.
Even computers that don’t appear to have any valuable information can be attractive targets for attacks. Take steps to protect yourself.
Beware of spear-phishing scams, which use personal information to try and trick you into providing confidential data or transferring funds.