Reaching Others University at Buffalo - The State University of New York
Skip to Content

UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 02/17/2014

UB Mail Phish Faculty Staff 2-17-2014

IT Security Alert

An faculty & staff mailbox message 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

An image of a text message directing faculty and staff to go to an off campus website and put in their account information.  Phishing.
  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

Did This Page Answer Your Question?

(Required)
 
Email, UBITName or phone number
(Required)
Enter the letters or numbers you see below in the space provided. Click "Get a new challenge" if they are not readable.