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UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 11/20/2016

UB Login Phish - Do not click 'Formed UB Administrator stripped of title..' email

An email claiming to be an article about a former administrator being stripped of a title is a hoax and is attempting to trick you into giving away your account information.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

  1. Mail asks you to open an attachment.
  2. Mail originates from outside of UB.
  3. Mail relies on sensationalist content and wording to get you to open the attachment.

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:

12/12/16

THREAT LEVEL:

High

TYPE:

Phish

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