UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 3/24/2018

UB Login Phish - Do not click "You have a faculty message from your department"

IT Security Alert.

An email coming from "University at Buffalo Mail" claims that you have an encoded message from your department.  The link that you are supposed to click on to retrieve this message attempts to steal your UBIT credentials.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

Phishing email.
 
  1. Notice the email "From" address is not a buffalo.edu address
  2. Hovering over URL shows it is not a buffalo.edu site

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:

3/24/18

THREAT LEVEL:

High

TYPE:

Phish

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