As is often the case during the Fall semester and into the holiday season, we have seen an increase in the number of phishing attempts targeting the university email systems. Many of these messages contain a link in the text which leads to malicious content or a fake login page. Please do not click on the the links provided unless you are certain that it is from a trusted sender and is a legitimate message.
Please forward any suspicious messages to spam [at] umd [dot] edu to allow DIT to properly evaluate and address the potential threat. If you feel that your campus credentials have been compromised by any suspicious message, website, or link, please contact DIT by emailing itsc [at] umd [dot] edu or calling 301-405-1500 (x51500), and change your Directory password immediately.
For more information on how to protect yourself from cyber-threats and other security tips, please check out the content at www.nethics.umd.edu and contact your departmental IT staff for further guidance.
Office of Academic Computing Services
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
University of Maryland