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Hackers commonly use email as a vector to steal information through phishing or by infecting your device with malware. For more information about cyber threats, such as malware and phishing, visit the Cyber Threats page. Please continue to be cautious when opening any email. If you are unsure of an email message, forward the message header to the Information Security Office or the IT Service Desk. This link provides you steps on capturing the header of a suspected email.

Current Threats

Phishing Attempt - Avoid Mail Closure


Phishing Attempt - WSU Wildcat ID Disabled



In the News

Macy's data breach exposes customers' credit card info


FTC Issues Alert on Tech Support Scams


Exactis Data Breach


Sextortion and Blackmail Scam Emails


If you're interested in past threats or news, please take a look at our threats and news archives.