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What are phishing attacks and how can I defend against them?
This is a common scam where a hacker will send out an urgent email designed to alarm users into responding. These emails can appear to be from a legitimate source such as UCLA IT groups, a colleague, or your bank. These emails often contain links to phony Web sites designed to trick users into providing their personal information, including their usernames and passwords.
If you receive an email that seems to be a phishing attempt or has or suspicious attachment(s), forward it to DangerousEmail@mednet.ucla.edu ) for the email team to review.