What to do with a phishing attempt or spam email?

Spam, is the electronic equivalent of junk email.  Often it is unsolicited and generally unwanted email. Phishing emails are attempts to trick you into sharing your personal information online.

The following links can help assist you in dealing with these types of emails.

How to prevent and report phishing attempts?

https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/106318?hl=en

How to mark or unmark an email as spam?

https://support.google.com/mail/answer/1366858?hl=en&visit_id=1-636226123634316454-1206833764&rd=1

How to block unwanted emails?

https://support.google.com/mail/answer/8151?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

If you've clicked on the link or suspect that your account is compromised, you can follow these instructions to help minimize any intrusion into your account.  Please note that the following link is from our IT Customer Support Center, if you have any other questions or concerns, please contact User Services directly at 1 (906) 487-1111.

http://support.it.mtu.edu/E-Mail/77694057/What-should-I-do-if-I-suspect-my-account-has-been-compromised.htm

 

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