The Internet is riddled with e-mail and phishing scams, hoaxes, fake Web sites, spam and a sundry of schemes that hackers and identity thieves conjure up to spread mayhem across the Internet or to trick people into revealing bank account and credit card numbers, Social Security numbers, and other confidential information.
Chain letters, email, phishing scams and hoaxes clog the network, clutter mailboxes and waste University computing resources. Some contain malware and viruses that can compromise personal computers (including Macs) and the SU network. Compromised machines found on the Syracuse University Network will ALWAYS require a complete rebuild.
Web sites that can help you identify an e-mail hoax or phishing scam.
Last Updated: 05/07/13