UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 01/06/2016

UB Login Phish Don't Click "Authenticate Your UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO Webmail" 1-6-15

IT Security Alert.

An email claiming to be from Microsoft Technology Service is attempting to trick the you into giving away your account information.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

Phishing email.
  1. The "From" email address is not an @buffalo.edu address
  2. Hovering on the link shows it goes to a non BUFFALO.EDU website
  3. Grammar/spelling problems within the body of the message.

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.

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

Delete the email.

DATE ACTIVE:

1/6/16

THREAT LEVEL:

High

TYPE:

Phish

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