University of Calgary to send phishing emails to faculty and staff

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Faculty and staff at the University of Calgary (U of C) are about to put their online vigilance to the test. The university is planning to send out a series of fake phishing emails to educate employees about the convincing appearance and dangers of online scams.

Linda Dalgetty, the university’s vice-president of finance and services, said the school has been openly discussing phishing since 2010 and wanted to add a practical component.

Read more at The Charlatan

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.