Computers

FRAUD AWARENESS
AND PREVENTION

Something smelling phishy?

Did you know that the University's Information Technology Services team maintains an updated listing of all known email phishing scams that have been reported to them in the "Phish Bowl."

If you've received an email to your personal or work email that you're just not sure about, take a look at the "Phish Bowl" by clicking the button below. (link opens in a new window)

Fraud Prevention Resources

A comprehensive list of resources and fraud prevention safety tips are offered by the Canadian Bankers Association (CBA). For your convenience, we've identified scams that have been commonly encountered by members of the University community and have linked resources from the CBA.

Please note that clicking the links below will open a new window and take you to the Canadian Bankers Association website.

CBA - Online employment and job scams - how to recognize the red flags

CBA - Selling items online? Learn how to avoid the overpayment scam
 

CBA - How to spot a phishing scam

CBA - Does this email look phishy? Check out examples of the latest scam emails

For more information and support resources for commonly encountered frauds and scams, consider visiting the following Government of Canada webpages by clicking the links below (will open in a new window).

Government of Canada - Protection from frauds and scams

Government of Canada - The Little Black Book of Scams (2nd Edition)