Take the field and battle your way through five challenging plays to secure your online safety and bring home the Cyber Bowl championship.
Play the Cyber Bowl game October 3-14, 2022
Go head-to-head with the University of Florida and tell your friends to play.
The school with the most participants wins the Cyber Bowl!
Students: Enter to win a pair of tickets to the Florida vs. Florida State game on November 25, 2022
Or score a $500 tuition scholarship
Employees: Enter to win a pair of tickets to the Florida vs. Florida State game on November 25, 2022
You recognize this is a common tactic of social engineers who want to gain access to your computer and dodge the tackle.
This is a common scheme used by social engineers to gain your trust and access your computer by providing you with dangerous instructions to “fix” your device.
Even if you have been experiencing a problem with your device, you should be skeptical of any unwarranted calls promising to fix it. This scenario is a common scheme used by social engineers to gain your trust and access your computer by providing you with dangerous instructions to “fix” your device.
You know the safest place to purchase event tickets is from the official website or venue. Plus, you lucked out and got some decent seats.
If an offer sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The game is sold out, and tickets are going for a premium. Next time you will remember to report the fraudulent seller instead of giving them access to your credit card and bank account.
The seller was a fraud. Now they have your credit card number, and you have a problem. Always check the seller’s profile thoroughly for red flags, such as no followers or photos or a location very far away. It is best to purchase tickets only from people you know or reputable organizations.
You find out the email was fraudulent, and your professor reports that their account was stolen, stopping the scammer.
You may have dodged a tackle, but you let the enemy run 20 yards and scam others at FSU by failing to forward the fraudulent email to email@example.com.
You just gave your information to a con artist! Emails offering incredible jobs are a common scam, and they are especially targeted toward universities.
QR codes provide a quick way to access information—but they also present an opportunity for social engineers to lead people to malicious websites. By checking the URL, you determine this QR code is safe and get your food just in time for the game!
QR codes provide a quick way to access information—but they also present an opportunity for social engineers to lead people to malicious websites. However, this QR code was safe, and by ignoring it you spend so much time in line you miss kickoff.
The QR code was a scam and led you to an imposter site. Your school account is now compromised, and social engineers quickly use it to steal your information and make unauthorized purchases.
You know that privacy settings are always changing and need to be adjusted regularly. You post the video a few hours later, and all your friends love it!
Social media sites and apps are constantly changing the available privacy options, so it is important to review them to ensure your account and information remain secure. It is also good to check that only people you know can see your posts and location.
Oversharing on social media can lead to identity theft, as social engineers can use the information from your public profile to impersonate you. Your default privacy settings were not secure enough and allowed a social engineer to hack your account, and now your friends will miss out on seeing that incredible play.