Phishing for Phun!

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To raise awareness about National Security Awareness Month, LTS is sponsoring a Phishing “Phun” Quiz with a prize drawing for two $100 gift cards (one for students, one for faculty/staff/retirees). Winners will be selected from the pool of quiz-takers that score 100% on the quiz. The quiz will be available on 10/15/14 at -- as well as on the phishing page of LTS Alerts, on the LTS Facebook page, and on LTS’s Twitter.

How to win:

  • Look for the quiz at on 10/15/14
  • Take the quiz and score 100% (you can retake the quiz and also revise your answers)
  • At the end of October, winners will be contacted
  • LTS is sponsoring the quiz to raise awareness of the deceptive practices of email phishing scams. These scams put the university at risk and make you and your family vulnerable to identity theft, financial loss, and other negative consequences.

    Contest rules:

  • Current faculty, staff, retirees, students, and computing/email account-holders are eligible for the prize
  • To enter the prize contest, provide your username at the end of the quiz
  • You may take the quiz as many times as you want, and you may retake quiz items within one quiz session to get 100%
  • The prize drawing will take place at the end of October
  • If you have questions about the quiz, contact or the LTS Help Desk at 610-758-4357 or