Please beware of phishing email circulating on campus with subject “COVID-19 – Safety Measures” and appears to be from the “Carleton Safety Services”.

If you require assistance, please contact the ITS Service Desk at 613-520-3700.

How can you tell if emails or online posts are phishing or scams?

  • The sender asks to send money/or other form of money such as Bitcoin, gift cards, cheques, etc.
  • Asks you for your password or directs you to a webform asking for your password
  • The subject line is in all caps
  • There is a call for immediate action – “download this now” or “confirm your email identity now” or “Action Required: To deposit your money, Start Claim” or “click on the link below”
  • There are spelling or grammatical errors in the email

Please visit our IT Security web page for more tips on protecting yourself online.