Phishing Emails

Pacific University students, faculty and staff are occasionally targeted by phishing emails.  A phishing email is a fraudulent email that tries to trick you into revealing personal information, visiting a harmful website, or both.

The following video (less than 2 minutes) will show you how to recognize a phishing email:

To report a phishing email, send a copy to  Large-scale attacks will be announced in the news section on the UIS main page.

The following pages give more information about phishing:


Click below to play the Avoid the Bait game from

    Phishing Scams