Dive into the PHISH TANK!


Rules for Phishing Contest:

  1. Each weekday (M-F) during the week of October 26th, OIS will post a sample phishing e-mail to www.northeastern.edu/secureNU
  2. Each message will have up to 4 things that identify the message as a phishing attempt.
  3. Identify the clues and submit your answers to phishcatcher@neu.edu.
  4. For each clue correctly identified, 1 point will be awarded with a maximum of 4 points per day.
  5. Submissions must be received by 11:59 PM EST of the day of the post. In other words, for the phishing message posted by OIS on Monday, October 26th, all submissions must be sent to phishcatcher@neu.edu no later than 10/26/15 @ 11:59 PM EST.
  6. To receive bonus points, send your twitter handle to phishcatcher@neu for us to verify.
  7. All participants must be a current member of the Northeastern Community (i.e. Faculty, Staff or Student).
  8. In the event of a tie, one person will be randomly selected as the winner.
  9. The winners will be notified during the first week of November.

Make sure to visit https://www.northeastern.edu/securenu/phishing/what-is-phishing/ for more information on how to identify phishing e-mails.


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