Phishing attempts—fraudulent emails designed to trick people into revealing sensitive personal information—are especially insidious because they often claim to be from a trusted source, like a colleague, or your bank… or your university.
With increasing opportunities to hand out our personal information, the number of online scams are skyrocketing. Here's a look at the most common scams affecting UB and the steps you can take to avoid them.
Area codes will be required for all outside calls—including to local “716” numbers—from UB Phones and other devices, due to a change made by Verizon. Calls to internal UB numbers will not be affected. Be sure to update any speed dial or call forwarding settings, especially those to 716-area numbers.