ITS Locations

Help Desk

Teaching Learning Center Room 128
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Phone: (208) 885-4357 (HELP) 
helpdesk@uidaho.edu

Administration

ITS Administration Offices
Administration Building
Room 140
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3155
Moscow, ID 83844-3155
Phone: (208)885-6721
Fax: (208)885-7539

Media Center

Teaching Learning Center 131 
Phone: (208) 885-6411
Fax: (208) 885-0566
mediactr@uidaho.edu

Records Management

Office of Records Management
Student Union Building
Room 53
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4247
Moscow, ID 83844-4247
phone: (208) 885-2580
records@uidaho.edu

Current Hours of Operation
Mon: 7:30-4:30pm
Tue: 7:30-11:30am
Wed: 7:30-11:30am
Thur: 7:30-11:30am

Vandal Cards

Student Union Building
Room 124
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4256
Moscow, ID 83844-4256
Phone: (208) 885-7522
Fax: (208) 885-9208
vcoffice@uidaho.edu

Telephone Services

Administration Building 
Room 133
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3155
Moscow, ID 83844-3155
Phone: (208) 885-5800
Fax: (208) 885-7539
its-ts-admin@uidaho.edu

Phishing


 

Phishing Scams -- Don't Take the Bait

Cybercriminals are clever, and they want your information. Phishing scams use a technique called ‘social engineering’ to trick you into giving out your personal data or running a program. While disguised as someone you trust, cyber criminals will try to get you to click on a link to verify your account, or update your ‘expiring’ password. Often these messages are marked “Urgent” and contain links to sites that are false, and designed to steal your information or hack your computer. Be wary of messages that seem too good to be true. You won the lottery! Or did you? 
 

Here are some helpful tips on identifying phishing emails: 

 

Check the URL before clicking on a link. In VandalMail, you can hover your mouse over a link before clicking on it to reveal its destination address. On your mobile device, press and hold on the link to reveal its URL. Is the address different than what you expected? Is it garbled or incoherent? It might be a fake.

 

Make sure the sender is someone you know and trust. Also, who else was it sent to? If you don’t recognize the other recipients, you and the others listed may have been the target of a mass phishing attack. Cybercriminals often attempt to mass phish users in hope that some will bite.

 

Don’t click unexpected links or open unexpected attachments. Be wary of attachments that have strange filenames and extensions. FunnyCatPhotos.exe is tempting, but not at all what you think it is. If you are unsure about an attachment, make sure to scan it with an anti-virus program before opening.

 

Only use your UI password on uidaho.edu sites. Your NetID is used to authenticate with UI service portals, but not anywhere else. Before you enter your password, check the URL, and make sure that the page is using SSL encryption.  

 

Check your online accounts and banking regularly to be sure no unauthorized transactions have occurred.


What if I have already responded to a phishing attempt?

 Unsure about a website or email? Contact the Help Desk for confirmation. If you have received a phishing email, help us improve our filters by reporting it to abuse@uidaho.edu.

If you respond to a phishing email with your password, change it immediately, and notify ITS Security at security@uidaho.edu. ITS will work with you to re-enable your account.