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UBIT SECURITY ALERT

UB Login Phish: Don’t Click "Account Suspension” Email 2-11-2015

An email claiming to be from the UB Security Team containing a link to a website impersonating the UB Login page is attempting to steal UBITNames and passwords.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

  1. If you hover over the URL, you will notice that the link redirects the user to a non-UB site ‘http://absherongroup.com/shibboleth.buffalo.html'.

I already clicked the links. What should I do?

  • 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.

I did not click on the links. What should I do?

Delete the email.

DATE ACTIVE:

02/11/2015

THREAT LEVEL:

High - website is blocked on UB network, but may still be accessible on other networks.

TYPE:

Phish

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