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UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 02/17/2014

UB Mail Full Phish 2-17-2014

IT Security Alert

An email stating your mailbox is full  is attempting to trick the UB and community and others into giving away their account information.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

A phishing message directing person to go to website or their mailbox will be deactivated.
  1. Links in message go to a non buffalo.edu address.  
  2. Email comes from a non buffalo.edu address

I already clicked the links. What should I do?

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:

2/17/2014

THREAT LEVEL:

High

TYPE:

Phish

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