Why does junk mail reach me?
As junk mail increases so do the risks to the College. We update our spam filter definition files daily, but the bad guys are getting smarter and faster. Keeping up with this problem requires updating our filters and your help.
What can I do to help?
First, be very cautious as you read your email. Information Technology will never ask you for personal information so that is the biggest clue to help you identify junk mail. If an email is trying to create a sense of urgency, this is also indicative of spam. Reporting junk mail to Information Technology is the best way you can help combat this growing problem. As you report junk mail that gets through to you, we can target those messages and block them.
How do I know that the suspicious mail should be reported to IT?
First read the message with a critical eye. Ask yourself the following questions to help determine if this should be sent to IT.
How do I report junk mail to IT?
The email message must be sent to IT as an attachment. Below are instructions for Microsoft Outlook.
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