How to Spot an E-mail Scam

    Phishing is an attempt by an attacker to get a user to do something via e-mail. They may attempt to get the user to click a link or open a file. Phishing is a form of attack that primarily preys on peoples trust and emotional responses. Phishing is incredibly effective, it accounts for 43% of all ways that organizations are breached. Please see the infographic below in order to identify phishing scams.






    How to Report Junk/Phishing E-mail Microsoft


    Microsoft Outlook On The Web


    1. Select the suspected E-mail
    2. Select the button “Junk”
    3. Select the appropriate button “Report as Junk” or “Report as Phishing” 




    Microsoft Outlook Client


    1. Select the suspected E-mail
    2. Select the button “Report Message”
    3. Select the appropriate button “Junk” or “Phishing”
    4. NOTE: If you do not see the "Report Message" option in the menu, contact helpdesk to schedule install.



     Please contact IT Helpdesk for help with installation instructions for Microsoft Junk E-mail Reporting Add-on for Microsoft Outlook Client.

    Phone : (213) 241-5200


    What to do if you believe you are a victim of Tax/W-2 Fraud

    There are many ways to have your information compromised, and even if you do everything right there is still a chance you may become a victim. Here are some steps to take if you have fallen victim:



    For more tips from the IRS, please visit https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-security-awareness-tax-tips.