UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 3/27/2017

UB Login Phish - Do not click 'Your Buffalo Webmail Action Required' email

IT Security Alert.

An email supposedly from the University at Buffalo claims that your webmail account requires appropriate action.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

Phishing email.
  1. The email did not come from a University at Buffalo email address.
  2. Hovering over the URL indicates that the URL is not a buffalo.edu web 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:

3/27/17

THREAT LEVEL:

High

TYPE:

Phish

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