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UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 12/11/2013

Outlook Web Access Phish 12-11-2013

A website claiming to be UB's email system (UB's Outlook Web Access to UB's email powered by Exchange) is attempting to trick the UB community into giving away their account information.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

  1. UB's Exchange address is  https://exchowa.buffalo.edu
    • Before you put your password in any site check the address 
    • Links in messages could take you a fake site.
  2. Note except for the address this page is identical to UB's web page.

 

I already clicked the links. What should I do?

  • If you entered your password, change it immediately at Changing Your Password .

Link:

http://www.buffalo.edu/ubit/service-guides/accounts/your-ubitname-account/managing-your-ubitname-and-password/password-management.html

  • If clicked on the link, but did not enter your password, please check that your computer security or anti virus program is on and up to date.

 

If you have any questions, contact your local IT support or the CIT Help Desk.

 

 

DATE ACTIVE:

12/11/13

THREAT LEVEL:

High - request to remove phishing site not sucessful

TYPE:

Phish

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