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September 4, 2018

Phishing and what to do

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Purpose

This article will guide you through the aspects of phishing and what to do when you see phishing or when you have been phished.

What is phishing?

Phishing (pronounced fishing) is a fraudulent messaging methodology where an incoming email or SMS text message appears to be from a reputable source in order to gather personal information (like passwords and credit card information) from the recipient.

How to detect a phishing attempt

In most cases, you will receive an email message that will appear legitimate in some fashion whether it looks to be from a University-based email account or pertaining to a software service that you use regularly (e.g. Outlook/Exchange).

There are also cases where mobile devices are targeted as well. Links are typically sent via SMS text message that, when clicked, could ask you to enter information or gather information about your mobile device.

Note: A reputable source will not ask you for any personal information about accounts, passwords, or credit card numbers.

Reporting a phishing attempt (or something else that seems suspicious)

Email

  • If you have opened or received an email asking for any personal information (such as  account information, passwords, etc.), do not click any links or open any attachments, forward the email to phishing@uoregon.edu then delete the email.
  • If a source claims your UO account is in need of management, go to duckid.uoregon.edu instead of the link provided.
  • If you have clicked any links or opened any attachments, turn off and unplug your computer, then contact us by phone at x6-2388 immediately.

Text message

  • If you have NOT opened the link on the text message, send an email to phishing@uoregon.edu and/or contact CASIT by email at casit@uoregon.edu or phone at x6-2388.
  • If a source claims your UO account is in need of management, go to duckid.uoregon.edu instead of the link provided.
  • If you have opened the link, delete the message and let us know immediately.

Changing or managing your password

If you fell victim to a phishing attempt using your Duck ID and password or you’re looking to update your information, you should immediately change your password and create new security questions by going to duckid.uoregon.edu

 

 

April 29, 2011

Manage Duck ID

Purpose

This article is designed to provide information to help you manage your Duck ID.

What is your Duck ID?

Your Duck ID is the username portion or first part of your UO email that comes before the “@uoregon.edu” (example: username@uoregon.edu).

If you don’t have an UO email account, it is likely that you still need to claim your Duck ID. For more information about your Duck ID please click here.

Change your password

Go to https://duckid.uoregon.edu/ and login to change your password or click on Forget Password?

Vacation Auto-responder

Please go to https://duckid.uoregon.edu/vacation/ and fill out the form to enable the responder.

Note: At the end of your vacation you need to use the same form to disable the vacation responder. This can also be done within your preferred mail client (Exchange, Gmail, Mac Mail).

View Quota

Quota is the term used to identify the parameters of your network share folder provided for University-affiliated people.

To view your University of Oregon email quota please go to https://duckid.uoregon.edu/quota/ to view the information.

Spam Filtering

This feature allows for users to block messages coming from undesired senders. It utilizes the Proofpoint system to manage email whitelists and blacklists at the domain level.

To view/change spam filtering for University of Oregon email please click here.

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