menu icon
ULM logo
Security Threats, Notifications & Alerts
Cyber Security

Did You Know??? Malware Is "Tricky"!


“Scareware” sounds like a set of dishes you use on Halloween, right?  Well, it is actually malware that tries to scare you into thinking your device has been infected with a virus to trick you into downloading a quick fix.  If you download the so-called solution, it will steal your personal data from your device!

Here are some signs of scareware to watch out for:


Scareware pop-up screen


There are several ways to avoid having your personal data stolen by scareware:


Office of
Information Technology

University Library
Room 302, ULM
Monroe, LA 71209

Business Hours

7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Main Office

PH (318) 342-5015
FX (318) 342-5018

Personnel Directory

(318) 342-3333
on-campus ext. 3333