Avoid Phishing Scams

Spammers and phishers are getting better every day at making their messages look authentic. They often ask for information such as usernames, passwords, social security numbers and other sensitive information.

Never respond to any email with confidential information. UH and other legitimate businesses will never ask for this information via email.

How to Protect Yourself

Here are some best practices that will help protect you and your computers:

For your convenience, download our "Don't get hooked by Phishing email" handout.

Again, if you have any questions in regards to possible spam or phishing scams, please contact UIT Security at security@uh.edu or via phone at 832-842-4695.